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Cash haul: IT raids at Dheeraj Sahu's premises still on, 19 bags worth Rs 20 crore seized on Day 3

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Cash haul: IT raids at Dheeraj Sahu's premises still on, 19 bags worth Rs 20 crore seized on Day 3
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Cash Haul: Income Tax officials raids at Congress Rajya Sabha MP Dheeraj Sahu's residences in Jharkhand and Odisha entered third day today and in the latest development, Income Tax officials seized 19 more bags which expected around Rs 20 crore, making the total amount recovered reaching near to Rs 300 crore and still continuing 

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The raids were conducted for two consecutive days at at Boudh Distilleries Private Limited (BDPL) in Odisha and Jharkhand. 



The tax department has set up three dozen counting machines for counting of notes.  

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As per the reports, the unaccounted cash amounting to Rs 225 crore has been recovered so far from the searches at Congress Rajya Sabha MP’s residences in  Sambalpur and Sundargarh in Odisha, Bokaro and Ranchi in Jharkhand, and Kolkata. 

Following the seizure of crores of rupees from Congress MP during tax raids in Odisha and Jharkhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a swipe at the opposition on the issue of corruption, asserting it is "Modi's guarantee" that they will have to return every penny "looted" from people.

PM Modi, in a post on X, said that it is guarantee of Modi that every penny looted from people will have to be returned.

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"The countrymen should look at the pile of these notes and then listen to the honest 'speeches' of their leaders," he said in a post with several emojis.

"Every penny looted from people will have to be returned. This is Modi's guarantee," the PM added.



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