New Delhi, May 29 (PTI) The Income Tax Department today conducted multiple searches at showrooms and residences of fashion designers in the national capital on charges of alleged tax evasion, a senior official said. Also Read - 15 BJP Workers Admitted to Hospital After Being Attacked by TMC Leaders in East Midnapur | Updates

He said at least 25 locations were being raided and surveyed by the tax sleuths on the basis of inputs received by the department against the fashion designers related to large cash transactions. Also Read - Diljit Dosanjh Leaves Trolls Dumbstruck, Shares Platinum Certificate Against Allegations of Income Tax Probe

Locations in north and south Delhi and a few residential premises of designer showroom owners were reported to have been covered as part of the action. Also Read - Nirbhaya Case 16 December: 8th Anniversary, Nothing Has Changed As 'India's Daughters' Are Still Fighting For Justice

“The searches are still on. A number of documents and computer peripherals have been recovered,” he said.

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