I-T raids on home of AICC cashier
Kochi/New Delhi: A special team of income tax officers raided the Kochi house of Congress leader T Mathews Varghese, who has been working as cashier at the AICC headquarters in Delhi for decades and is believed to have been engaged in the party’s major financial transactions.
The raid on Varghese’s house started at 10 am on Saturday and continued till late evening, reports Anantha K. On Friday, another team of 12 I-T officers had raided Varghese’s house and seized some documents. Congress claimed the taxmen raided five “ordinary employees” and called it a “new low” in vendetta politics. “India can’t be converted into a state where people are living in fear and insecurity,” party leader Anand Sharma said.