I-T officials seize Rs 8 cr from MNM leader


Chennai: The Income Tax officials have reportedly seized Rs eight crore from the offices of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) treasurer Chandrasekaran.

He is also the managing director of Anitha HealthCare and Anitha Texcot India Pvt Ltd in Tiruppur. Chandrasekaran was appointed as the treasurer of MNM in 2019.

Quoting officials sources, reports said that though the amount seized is unaccounted for, it is not clear whether the money was kept to be used in election.

Searches were carried on Wednesday evening at several locations including the residences of MDMK’s district deputy secretary Kavin Nagaraj and DMK urban secretary Dhanasekar in Dharapuram.


NT Bureau