The Income Tax department, on May 26, carried out raids at around 40 locations across Tamil Nadu linked to the State Electricity Minister V Senthil Balaji.
As per sources, the raids were done in around 40 locations at residences and offices of various Government contractors who have alleged links with State Minister Senthil Balaji.
V Senthil Balaji is a senior DMK leader from Karur.
Raids are currently underway, including in Chennai, Karur and other places, the sources said.
More details awaited.
(with inputs from ANI)