Bengaluru: Days after raids on shut mates of former leader minister BS Yediyurappa, Source of revenue Tax officers on Tuesday raided a picture and political consultancy company in Bengaluru that counts Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar as a shopper.
The company, DesignBoxed, has been dealing with Shivakumar’s technique and symbol for the previous six months. It has additionally been enthusiastic about Congress campaigns in Assam and Chhattisgarh.
Source of revenue Tax officers landed at DesignBoxed MD Naresh Arora’s room on the JW Marriott Resort and his place of business, situated with reference to Shivakumar’s place of dwelling, within the town. Consistent with assets, 10 tax officers searched the premises and seized computer systems, onerous discs and cell phones. Wondering of Arora, DesignBoxed co-founder Guljit, and its workers was once additionally underway on Tuesday afternoon.
DesignBoxed was once employed by way of Shivakumar to take care of Karnataka Congress exposure and technique in April. Nevertheless it’s perceived competitive taste of functioning and a Shivakumar-centric marketing campaign ended in murmurs of discontent amongst best birthday celebration leaders, together with former CM Siddaramaiah. Following resistance from birthday celebration participants, Shivakumar employed the primary in a non-public capability, assets within the Karnataka Congress stated.
Terming the raids a “vendetta”, a detailed affiliate of Shivakumar advised Politicalintegritynow.com, “The ruling BJP is scared that the Congress will come again to energy in Karnataka. They may be able to’t battle us politically. That’s why they’re resorting to grimy tips like this.”
When contacted, DK Shivakumar stated that he had no respectable affirmation at the raids and would remark after you have to understand the information.