Chennai: The Enforcement Director(ED) and Income tax Department officials carried out raids on Wednesday at the offices and related places linked to Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram. This was the second raid conducted within the same month in the firms lined to Karti – Vasant Eyecare and Advantage Strategic Solutions.
Reacting to the raids conducted, Karti added that neither is he nor any of his family members in any way connected with these firms. Karti also added that there was no basis for the Enforcement Directorate to visit his office and continue to make such enquiries.
During the raids also conducted a couple of weeks ago, sources said three premises were searched by the officials and certain companies like the private eye care chain, in which Karti Chidambaram was said to have had a stake, was also brought under scrutiny.
P chidambaram said for this raid “foolish government harassing” his son.