PATNA: A day earlier than Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s first ballot rallies in Bihar, a workforce of earnings tax officers raided Sadaqat Ashram, the celebration’s state headquarters in Patna, on Thursday night after restoration of a money quantity of Rs 8.50 lakh from a automobile on the campus.
In accordance with official sources, three individuals, all residents of Gaya, had been detained by police in reference to the money restoration. The I-T officers refused to reveal any particulars until the probe is full.
Senior Congress leaders, together with Randeep Singh Surjewala and Shakti Singh Gohil, had been current on the celebration workplace on the time of the raid. Gohil mentioned the I-T search was politically motivated and a conspiracy by rivals to place stress on the celebration.
The Congress’s alliance accomplice, the RJD, additionally took a dig on the ruling JD(U)-BJP mix hinting they had been rattled by the prospect of defeat.
“Paperwork have began getting destroyed in fires on the Secretariat. The I-T division has began raiding Opposition events. Do you perceive the that means? That is known as accepting defeat,” the celebration tweeted.