new Delhi: The Income Tax Department is conducting raids on the premises of Subaresan, the son-in-law of DMK chief MK Stalin. Apart from his residence, several other locations connected to him are also being searched.
According to local media reports, Sabrissen ran a digital firm called OMG, which handled the IT wing activities of DMK. When the news of the raid spread, DMK leaders and supporters gathered at Sabresan’s house.
Sabaresan runs many businesses
MK Stalin’s son-in-law is in many businesses and is seen as someone who is working behind the scenes for DMK. This is the second time the Income Tax Department has conducted raids against DMK leaders before the elections.
Last month, the premises of DMK leader EV Velu were raided in Thiruvannamalai and Chennai. In addition, authorities also searched more than 10 locations. Velu is fielded by DMK from Thiruvannamalai and is contesting again from the constituency.
Elections in Tamil Nadu on 2 May
The 234-member elections to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly will be held in a single phase on 6 April and the votes will be counted on 2 May.
The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) is contesting in a pre-poll alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Patali Makkal Katchi (PMK).
The term of the Fifteenth Legislative Assembly in Tamil Nadu expires on 2 May 2021. 6,28,23,749 voters will select candidates for the Sixteenth Legislative Assembly in Tamil Nadu.