Income tax department continued raids in areas where they suspect cash flow in the backdrop of the upcoming parliamentary elections.
Income tax sleuths are carrying out searches at the residence of Class-one contractor of Chikkodi, Prakash Vantamutte. He is a strong supporter of Congress candidate of Chikkodi parliamentary constituency Prakash Hukkeri, reports the New Indian Express.
The I-T officials are still verifying papers and documents at his residence in Indira Nagar gate in Chikkodi. The department also raided another class one contractor RS Patil in Shirguppi village of Athani and are verifying the documents.
It is also said that the residence of Contractor Jayasheela Shetty, who identifies among close associates of Jarkiholi brothers was raided at Ghataprabha in Gokak taluk.
Source: The New Indian Express