Income Tax raids in UP and MP as part of tax evasion probe targeting SP leader Azam Khan
New Delhi, September 13: The Income Tax department initiated a series of raids at more than 30 locations in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday as part of a tax evasion investigation targeting Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and individuals associated with him, according to official sources.
The searches are being carried out in various cities, including Rampur, Saharanpur, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, and Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, in addition to certain locations in the neighboring state of Madhya Pradesh.
The Income Tax investigation centers on trusts operated by Azam Khan and his family members, as stated by sources familiar with the matter.
- With inputs from agencies