The Income-Tax Department Friday conducted searches at multiple locations in Tamil Nadu on suspicion of alleged illegal cash being pumped in to lure voters in the poll-bound state.
According to officials, based on information received about unaccounted cash in possession of a contractor firm, and after preliminary enquiries, a search was conducted in the case. Three premises in Chennai and four in Namakkal were being covered.
Apart from these, locations in Tirunelveli and areas in and around state. These places Apart from these, locations in Tirunelveli and areas in and around state. Polls in the 39 seats of Tamil Nadu and the lone seat in Puducherry would be held on April 18, the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections.