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Lawyer who took ₹217 cr in cash from 2 clients raided by I-T

The Income Tax Department has raided a “leading” Chandigarh-based advocate on charges of alleged tax evasion and receiving at least Rs 217 crore “in cash”, tax officials said on Thursday. They said the department raided 38 premises linked to the lawyer in Haryana, Delhi and the national capital region on Wednesday, they said.

Cash amounting to Rs 5.5 crore has been seized during the searches carried out against the advocate practising in the field of commercial arbitration and alternate dispute resolution, the CBDT said in a statement.

News source ~ Tribune India