Chennai: Income Tax raids were conducted in five hotel groups including Saravana Bhavan in Chennai on Thursday. Search operations were held at 32 places across the city in Tamil Nadu, stated a report by NDTV. The IT department is conducting raids at the offices of Grand Sweets, Hot Breads and Anjappar Group in Chennai. The search operation was initiated based on complaints of alleged tax evasion, stated reports. Also Read - After Nivar, Now Cyclone 'Burevi' to Hit Tamil Nadu on Dec 4, Second Storm Within Week Time

In a similar incident on July 2018, the Income Tax Department found Rs 160-crore cash and about 100-kg bullion after conducting raids at several premises of a road construction firm in Tamil Nadu. Also Read - Man Hides Gold Worth Rs 14 Lakh in Nail Cutters, Face Cream & Toy Cars, Seized at Chennai Airport

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