IT Raids On UP Bureaucrats On Charges Of Tax Evasion:- The premises of four Uttar Pradesh-based bureaucrats, including two IAS officers, have been searched by the Income Tax Department, in connection with its investigation against them on charges of tax evasion.
Since early morning, at least 15 premises of the officers in Lucknow, Noida, Greater Noida, Meerut, Baghpat, Mainpuri and Delhi have been covered by several IT teams, say the IT officials.
IAS officer and Director (Health) Hriday Shankar Tewari, IAS officer and Additional CEO of Greater Noida Authority V K Sharma and his wife and Regional Transport Officer (RTO) Mamta Sharma, and special secretary (prisons) S K Singh are the officers against whom the charges are levied.
The department had been investigating charges of tax evasion against them. Last month, it had carried out similar raids against some other UP bureaucrats.