Actor Sonu Sood has been accused of tax evasion of Rs 20 crore. This allegation has been made after the Income Tax raids conducted at 28 different locations related to Sonu Sood and his close associates. This allegation has been made by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) after these raids which lasted for three days. Sonu Sood is accused of taking a lot of money wrongly from fake institutions. Many documents of such bogus loans and bogus billing have been found from their locations. The Income Tax Department has seized Rs 1 crore 8 lakh.
According to the CBDT, the Income Tax Department has revealed this in the raids of the Income Tax Department at different locations of Sonu Sood in Mumbai and different locations of industrial group in Lucknow related to infrastructure development related to them. These raids were carried out for three days at 28 locations including Mumbai, Kanpur, Jaipur, Delhi, Gurugram.
Sonu Sood Charity Foundation raised money like this
Sonu Sood, who is known as the messiah of the migrant laborers in the first wave of Corona, is accused of forming the Sonu Sood Charity Foundation to help the workers. In the name of this foundation, a donation of more than Rs 18 crore was raised in July 2020. Till April 2021, out of this Rs 1.9 crore was spent on relief works. The remaining Rs 17 crore has been kept unutilized in the non-profit bank.
Raids at different places of Sonu Sood lasted for three days
Earlier yesterday (Friday, 18 September), the news agency had reported that Sonu Sood had also broken the rules related to the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). He had obtained money from abroad by breaking the rules. It was alleged on Sonu Sood that Sonu Sood spent the money received from abroad in many different places. That is why raids have been carried out on the places related to Sonu Sood. Friday was the third day of income tax raids.
Had met Delhi CM a few days ago
A few days ago, Sonu Sood met Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. He also became the brand ambassador of the Mentor program of the Delhi government. After this, this action against Sonu Sood is being criticized by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Shivsena and it is being said that Sonu Sood, who has the image of the messiah of millions, is being targeted for political reasons. Is. It has been said from Shiv Sena that till yesterday Sonu Sood used to like BJP very much. The Governor of Maharashtra had called him and met him. Today investigative agencies are being used against them.