CBI Raids 23 Locations Across Kolkata, Ranchi Over Hawala Rackets


Kolkata: CBI is conducting searches on Wednesday around 23 Locations including Kolkata (18 places), Ranchi (05 places) in connection with Shell companies & Hawala rackets, as part of a ongoing investigation.

The case had been registered against Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, Ranchi, three other officials of Income Tax & six private persons including a CA and many unnamed. The allegations levelled were of criminal conspiracy, taking illegal gratification, criminal misconduct & others etc.

The premises of the accused and others have been raided. The Salt Lake residence of Tapas K Dutta, principal secretary, IT-department-Ranchi, was among the Kolkata locations.