DRI team Raids Jeweller’s in Jammu, records, valuable seized

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JAMMU, Aug 25 : Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sleuths raided and surveyed the showrooms and residential premises of a renowned jeweller here on Thursday.

“A team of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence from New Delhi and Jammu raided the residence of Vijay Handa-a renowned jeweller- at Hanuman Gali in Jain Bazar area during midnight,” official sources said.

They said that the officers searched the residential premises and the showrooms namely Radhika Jewellers and Deepak Ornament Works in Jain Bazar.

“The midnight raids lasted till Thursday afternoon,” sources said and added that vital records, mobile phones, laptops and other valuables were seized for scrutiny.

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Sources however, said that the raid was conducted to trace tax evasion by the jeweller.