Uttar Pradesh: Income Tax Department raids 28 business establishments

Lucknow: TheIncome-Tax department raided 28 business establishments in the state capitaland Kanpur on Thursday, officials said. The IT sleuths raided the shops of afamous sweet chain in the state capital. Heavy police deployment was seenduring the raids, while IT officials remained tight-lipped about the seizuresmade.

Accordingto sources, the raids were conducted after the department received informationabout tax evasion by the establishment. A team of 31 officials were engaged inthe raids. Similarly, the IT department raided the establishment of franchiseowners of a popular paan masala brand and its stockists.

Moredetails are awaited.

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