Over Rs. 4 crore in cash found in raids at Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister

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Bengaluru:  Over Rs. 4 crore in cash was found by Income Tax officials during raids at multiple places linked to former Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara and his associates since yesterday, officials said this morning. Rs. 4.25 crore in cash has been found till now from various premises that were searched, officials said. Around 30 places linked in Bengaluru and Tumakuru linked to the senior Congress leader were searched. The tax department is continuing with the searches this morning as well. The raids are in connection with an alleged multi-crore tax evasion case linked to medical entrance exams, officials said. In coordinated raids, more than 300 Income Tax officials searched premises linked to two prominent Congress leaders in Karnataka – Mr Parameshwara and former MP RL Jalappa.