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Chennai Gutka Scam: CBI raids TN minister, top cop among 40 others

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Sep 5, 2018, 11:24 am IST
Updated : Sep 5, 2018, 11:24 am IST

The Madras High Court in April ordered the CBI to probe sale of chewing tobacco, which is banned in Tamil Nadu.

 Properties of other police officers, including former DGP S George, were also raided by the Central Bureau of Investigation. (Representational Image)
  Properties of other police officers, including former DGP S George, were also raided by the Central Bureau of Investigation. (Representational Image)

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar and Director General of Police T K Rajendra's houses were among the 40 locations raided by the CBI in connection with the multi-crore 'gutka scam' in Chennai.

Properties of other police officers, including former DGP S George, were also raided by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

The raids started around 7 am on Wednesday.

The Madras High Court in April ordered the CBI to probe sale of chewing tobacco, which is banned in Tamil Nadu.

The high court order came after a raid at a businessman's properties in which a diary was recovered that allegedly contained a list of politicians and senior police officers who have been bribed.

Further details are awaited.

Tags: tamil nadu, chennai, c vijayabaskar, gutka scam
Location: India, Tamil Nadu, Chennai (Madras)