Amaravati: On Thursday night, Income Tax officials in Karnataka raided the homes of a former woman corporator, Ashwathamma, her husband Ambikapathy, their daughter, Ashwathamma’s brother-in-law Pradeep and 7 other contractors residing in RT Nagar. 12 raids were carried out at one time and 23 cardboard boxes were seized from Ambikapati’s residence. IT officials have found that there are about 42 crores of rupees. Suspecting a plot related to Ambikapathy, when the IT officials asked to open the doors of the plot, Ambikapathy, who initially refused, finally removed the lock. When they opened the 23 envelopes in the bedroom, the Income Tax officials were shocked to see bundles of Rs.500 notes in them.
who is Ambikapati:- Leaders of the opposition parties are accusing the Congress party of making preparations to move all the money seized in Karnataka to Telangana and other states where elections are being held. Telangana Congress Rs. Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party leader Muniratna alleged that arrangements were made to transfer 25 crore rupees. They said that the Congress thought to distribute this money before the elections of 5 states along with Telangana, and they want to transfer 100 crore rupees to Telangana before November 9. Earlier, during the elections in Karnataka, Ambikapathy, Vice President of the Contractors Association, accused the BJP government. Alleging that the leaders of the then BJP government demanded that 40 percent commission should be given for allotting contracts, Ambikapati started a massive agitation under the auspices of the Contractors Association. But the then BJP minister Muniratna filed a defamation case against the allegations of the contractors. Ambikapathy was arrested in that case, but later he was released on bail.
Harish Rao:- Telangana State Minister Harish Rao also responded to this issue and alleged that Congress money was exposed in Bangalore IT raids. Harish said that Congress is trying to come to power by distributing money in Telangana.