IT dept raids Karnataka educational institutions over tax evasion claims: Report | Bengaluru

IT officials on Thursday attacked several places in Karnataka’s education institutions over alleged tax fraud.

By the wayYamini CS | Edited by Chandrasekhar Srinivasan

NEW DELHI: The Income Tax (IT) department on Thursday attacked several places of education in Karnataka on charges of tax fraud, news agencies reported.

Department officials have targeted two firms in Bangalore, the Hindustan Times could not confirm the immediate names. The two were on the radar of the department for some time, news agency PTI reported.

According to the PTI, the dawn raids were carried out at various locations related to these institutions. Sources told PTI that houses, offices and other premises related to the key officials of the two firms were also searched. It is not clear whether any of the items of the suspects were seized as evidence in this regard as they await further details.

Times Now reports that AC Rewa University and Krishnadevaraya have come under the radar of the IT department.

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