Income Tax raid at Kamal Nath's close aides, CRPF-local police come to blows
BHOPAL: The Income Tax (IT) department conducted raids at the aides of MP chief minister Kamal Nath in different cities including Bhopal and Indore.
Raids were conducted at the residence of Praveen Kakkar (Kamal Nath's officer on special duty), CM's close aide RK Miglani, Ashwin Sharma, Pratik Joshi and Ratul Puri. The operations continued on Tuesday as well.
Around 14 crore cash was recovered during the raid. Congress has alleged that the raids were at the instance of PM Narendra Modi and that the IT department was targeting Congress leaders ahead of elections.
The CRPF personnel and MP police nearly came to blows when raid was going on. CRPF men alleged that MP policemen were obstructing them in discharge of duty but the Bhopal police officials rubbished the charges.
[April 8, 2019 NewsBits.in]