BJP MLC R Shankar’s house raided, 6 thousand sarees recovered, CM Bommai said – Government agencies are independent

Tax Department Raid: The Commercial Tax Department raided the house of Member of Legislative Council (MLC) and BJP leader R Shankar. During this the team got 6000 sarees and 9000 school bags. It is believed that Shankar, who is preparing to contest the assembly elections, had collected all these things to woo the voters keeping the elections in mind. All these items have been confiscated. 

Seven hours of action

The action of the tax department lasted for about seven hours and the seized goods were handed over to the local police. Haveri Deputy Commissioner Raghunandan Murthy said that if the MLC fails to provide the bill, a case will be registered against him after court approval. At the same time, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that this shows that government agencies are independent. 

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