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Varanasi, Jan 8 : After Itra trader Piyush Jain and Samajwadi Party (SP) MLC Pushpa Raj Jain in Kannauj were raided , a Kanpur a team of Directorate General of GST conducted searches at the premises of gutka manufacturer Laxmikant Pandey in Pandeypur area here.
Sources said the searches were carried out in connection with charges of tax evasion.
According to a report received here, the GST team reached the Premchand colony residence of Pandey Friday evening and continued searches till early on Saturday morning. Though there is no official statement yet sources said the GST team has confiscated some documents.
Notably,of late the DGGST and the Income Tax department have carried out searches at a number of places in Uttar Pradesh, including those close to SP MLC Pushpa Raj Jain, Itra trader Piyush Jain, prominent builder of Noida Ajay Chaudhary and a few shoe manufacturers in Agra.