raids: It Raid On Kannauj Perfumetrader Who Is Also Sp Mlc | Kanpur News


KANPUR: The Income Tax department conducted raids at the premises of two Kannauj based perfume traders, including Samajwadi Party MLC Pushpraj Jain alias Pampi Jain – the man behind Samajwadi perfume. The other perfume trader under the IT scanner has been identified as Mohammed Yaqood.
The IT searches come close on the heels of the raids by the GST Intelligence on perfume trader Piyush Jain in Kanpur and Kannauj, where cash worth Rs 198 crore was recovered in the past few days apart from several kilograms of gold and sandalwood oil.
The Friday raids began at around 7 am when IT teams with police backup reached Pushpraj Jain’s Chhipaiti house when MLC and his family were present. Raids came hours before SP President Akhilesh Yadav was to address a press conference in Kannauj.
Raids came hours before SP chief press meet
The Friday raids began at around 7 am when IT teams with police backup reached Pushpraj Jain’s Chhipaiti house when the MLC and his family were present. The raids came hours before SP President Akhilesh Yadav was to address a press conference in Kannauj.
According to sources, the IT team conducted searches at nine places including Pushpraj Jain’s house and office in Kannauj. This apart, premises of the two traders in Lucknow and Kanpur were also being searched. Reports said the raids were underway at almost all the locations till late on Friday evening. As per the initial information, the raids were initiated on the charges of tax evasion.
A senior official privy to the investigation said in Kannauj, searches were under way at four locations of Yaqub and two locations of Pushpraj; in Lucknow, raids were conducted at three locations.





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