Nagpur News: In a swift move, the Income Tax Department officials swooped on the offices of coal transport operator Y P Mehta at Ramdaspeth and seized several incriminating documents, sources revealed.
It was found that Mehta, who deals with transport of coal from various mines, was involved in tax evasion. The IT Department officials were keeping a close eye on him and his business activities after which the search and seizure operations were planned.
On Thursday early morning at 5 am, IT Department officials raided the offices of Anshul Impex Pvt Ltd, at second Floor, Pushpa Apartment, and Punya Coal Roadline. The team searched the offices and recovered several important documents.
Prima facie, Mehta was involved in the transportation of coal and delivered it to various companies. In addition, he also dealt with the coal reading work. He had offices in Saoner, Umrer, and other coalmines while his main office was situated in Ramdaspeth.
Till filing of the report, search of IT team was under way in the offices.