Acting against some bureaucrats across Uttar Pradesh, the Income Tax department on Wednesday conducted raids on their premises in the state.
“Raids are being carried out against some government functionaries in the state,” a senior I-T department offical said. “The raids are being carried out at the premises of Hriday Shankar Tewari, presently posted as Director (Health). A total of eight warrants against him are being executed spread over five cities – Meerut, Baghpat, Greater Noida, Lucknow and Delhi,” the official said.
In another raid, eight warrants are being executed against Additional CEO of Greater Noida Authority Vimal Kumar Sharma along with his wife Mamta Sharma (Meerut RTO). Their properties are spread across Meerut, Noida and Mainpuri in Uttar Pardesh, he said.
And also, raids are also being conducted at the six premises (in Lucknow and Noida) of UP Special Secreatry (prisons) Satyendra Kumar Singh.
Last month, the department had searched over 20 premises and detected undisclosed income of over Rs 10 crore.