Sunday, April 14, 2024

Odisha: Major I-T raids underway at places linked to coal trader Ghanshyam Dalmia – N.F Times

Sundargarh: Ten separate teams comprising around a hundred Income Tax (I-T) sleuths today carried out simultaneous raids at different locations, both in Odisha and neighbouring Chhattisgarh, associated with coal trader Ghanshyam Dalmia aka Bunty Dalmia from Rourkela in Sundargarh district.

According to a source, the I-T teams started the searches early in the morning, which were conducted over alleged tax evasion by the well-known businessman-turned-industrialist and were continuing till the time when this report was filed. The 10 locations include the houses, business establishments, and offices of Dalmia, his brothers Bablu and Jogesh, in Rourkela, Sundargarh town and Barpali in Odisha and Raigarh, Raipur, and Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh.

Ghanshyam Dalmia has business establishments in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Mumbai, and Madhya Pradesh. The businessman has hotels and industries along with the coal trading, the source added.

Notably, during a raid on Dalmia’s office in the Gopalpur locality of Sundargarh, some of his staff jumped a wire fence and fled from the spot. A manhunt has been launched to nab those staff soon.

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