The raid throughout which Rs 390 crore-worth property have been seized yesterday by the Earnings Tax division in Maharashtra’s Jalna was nothing in need of a film scene, full with officers disguised as a marriage get together.
An elaborate association was put in place which resulted within the seizure which included Rs 56 crore in money, 32 kgs of gold, and diamonds price Rs 14 crore, apart from different property paperwork and digital information.
The IT division used 120 autos for the raids on August 3, however the autos left individually in order that nobody was alerted concerning the raid. The autos have been all decked as much as appear to be they belonged to a marriage procession.
A number of the autos even carried boards studying “Dulhan hum le jayenge” – the title of a preferred Hindi film from 2000 usually utilized in vehicles carrying the groom.
Round 250 Earnings Tax and law enforcement officials left within the guise of “baarati“, or wedding ceremony events, to conduct the raids.
The groups carried out raids on the premises, warehouses, and farmhouses associated to 2 enterprise teams dealing in metal, clothes, and actual property.
Officers say the flowery planning was useful as they managed to get well jewelry price crores. It took about 13 hours for the officers to rely the money seized through the raids.
The searches have been carried out following inputs about alleged tax evasion by the enterprise teams. The IT division had fashioned 5 groups comprising 260 officers for the raids.