The Income Tax department seized the ‘benami properties’ of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti, son-in-law Shailesh Kumar and son Tejashwi Yadav , who is also Bihar deputy chief minister, in connection with benami land deals and tax evasion case, according to reports in ANI on Monday.
The Income Tax Department had issued two summons to Misa Bharti to appear before Delhi investigation wing of the department but Bharti failed to appear. The department has seized properties raided in May.
Bharti was issued 2 summons to appear before Delhi investigation wing of IT dept but failed to appear. IT seized properties raided in May— ANI (@ANI_news) June 19, 2017
The Income Tax had levied a penalty of Rs 10,000 against her for non-compliance of summons under section 131 of the Income Tax Act with a show cause notice to her in this regard.
The department wanted to question the couple to take the probe further in this case, where the taxman had conducted multiple searches in the month of May.