Ranchi: ‘Unaccounted’ cash continues to be recovered from the premises of Congress Rajya Sabha MP Dheeraj Prasad Sahu in Jharkhand. Counting of exported notes is still going on. Cash has increased from Rs 200 crore to around Rs 295 crore. Soon this figure will cross Rs 300 crore as many rooms are yet to be investigated. According to IT sources, the raid may take more time as there are still 6 to 7 rooms which are yet to be checked.
9 lockers are now open.
Along with this, 9 lockers are still to be opened. Not only this, the Income Tax Department has also received information about some other places where cash and jewelery can be found. The locations raided by the Income Tax authorities so far include Bodh Distillery Pvt Ltd Company and its associated premises, Baldev Sahu and group of companies premises, corporate office of Bodh Distillery in Bhubaneswar.
Still busy with income tax raids.
Income tax officials are still present at the premises of Congress MLAs. The team of the same company is also present at Budh Ramchikata and Ranisti Rice Mill. Raids are also being conducted at the residences of Sudapada in Bolangir and two liquor merchants in Tetlagarh. Raids are also being conducted at Radium Road in Ranchi and the residence of MP Dhiraj Sahu in Lohardaga.
More than three dozen machines are counting notes.
Sources said that the Income Tax Department has installed more than three dozen note counting machines to count the money. Due to the limited capacity of the machines, it is taking time to count the unaccounted amount. Officials said that Rs 200 crore in cash kept in cupboards was recovered from the distillery group’s premises in Odisha’s Bolangir district, while the rest was recovered from other places like Sambalpur and Sundergarh in Odisha, Bokaro and Ranchi in Jharkhand. Is. Some money was also received from Kolkata.
BJP demanded arrest of Congress MP.
BJP Jharkhand unit president and former chief minister Babulal Marandi has demanded the arrest of Congress Rajya Sabha MP Dheeraj Prasad Sahu. Marandi said that an FIR should be registered against Sahu and he should be arrested. He said that the recovery of such a huge amount is surprising. He demanded a thorough investigation into the matter and alleged that the money was linked to the top Congress leadership as well as Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren.
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