Income Tax department has been continually raiding the premises of actor Sonu Sood. Sources have affirmed that the IT authorities have discovered huge amount of tax evasion. The tax evasion are related with the payments from Bollywood and his personal budgets. Records of the Sood Charity Foundation will likewise be inspected now. The IT Department will make a press statement this evening.
This is the third consecutive day of the searches. The delay occurred as his accountant was travelling. The exercise was started on Wednesday when at least six properties including in Mumbai and Lucknow, linked to the actor were searched. The visit of the I-T officials, which was not named as raid, was regarding a supposed tax evasion investigation, as per a news agency.
A real estate deal is also under the scanner of IT department.
Sood had a disagreement with the law recently when The BMC had registered a complaint against him accusing him for changing over a six-storey private structure in Juhu into an inn without the necessary consents. Sonu Sood had filed a case against the BMC notice over the supposed illicit construction. At the point when the Bombay High Court excused Sonu Sood’s appeal, he had moved the Supreme Court.
Sood as of late became the brand diplomat for the Delhi government’s mentorship program for school students. The actor had denied to react to the queries after after that meeting on the chance of joining politics, explicitly Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
Although, in another interview, he had explained that the reports featured in a part of the media on his political desires were “false and baseless”. He added that his family and he have no interest in politics and they are not joining any political group.
Sonu Sood’s helpful endeavors during the pandemic have won him a tremendous fan following all over the country in the previous year. The 48-year-old entertainer was commended for his altruistic work, helping transients and those in clinical emergencies. He coordinated special flights home for travelers abandoned by last year’s lockdown and in April-May. During the peak of second wave, he was one of the most dynamic celebs putting together oxygen for Covid patients.
On the work front, the actor will next be seen in the period show Prithviraj. Sonu is additionally a piece of the Telugu action dramatization Acharya.