Income Tax officials are searching the offices belonging to Jaya TV in Chennai.
A senior IT excellent told The Hindu, “Sure, the quest is on. That is a share of our operation called ‘natty money’,” he added.
Raids are on at nine extra firms at varied areas in Tamil Nadu and across India.
The list entails the residences of jailed AIADMK chief V.Okay. Sasikala’s niece Krishna Priya in T. Nagar, her brother Dhivakaran in Mannargudi, T.T.V. Dhinakaran’s uncle Dr. Venkatesh in Thanjavaur and supporters and family members of Mr. Dhinakaran in the Nilgris, Pudukottai and Tirunelveli, Saradha Paper and Boards Pvt Ltd, Bhavanisagar, Erode district.
The houses and workplace premises of facet-lined AIADMK chief Mr. Dhinakaran, nephew of Ms. Sasikala were also raided.
Sources acknowledged IT sleuths conduct raid over 187 areas in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Delhi, connected to 10 groups including Surana, Jazz Cinemas, Midas Distelleries tiny, workplace premises of Arumugasamy businessman in Coimbatore and Windmill Subramani.
Jaya TV is controlled by the family of Ms. Sasikala.
A search is being utilized on the location of V. Dhivakaran, Ms. Sasikala’s brother, at Sundarakottai shut to Mannargudi. A bunch of officials started the operation on the crack of crack of dawn. Searches are also being carried out on the faculty bustle by Mr. Dhivakaran and also on the location of S. Kamaraj who was appointed Tiruvarur district Secretary of AIADMK (Amma) by T.T.V. Dinakaran, replacing Food Minister R. Kamaraj, now not too prolonged in the past.
Currently, 28-year-old Vivek Jayaraman handles day-to-day activities of Jaya TV. He’s the Managing Director there. Headquartered in Chennai, Mavis Satcom Dinky, the father or mother firm that runs Jaya TV was integrated in November 1998.
In response to its web pages, Jaya TV was formally launched in 1999 in Tamil language. In December 2008, Jaya Community launched Jaya Plus, a 24/7 knowledge channel. It also came up with a musical channel called Jaya Max and a movie channel called J-Movies.
As on March 2015, Mavis Satcom Dinky had a share capital if ₹86.94 lakh with Sixty seven shareholders. Ms. Sasikala is the first shareholder in this firm with nearly eighty one% conserving. Two other firms Signet Exports and Jazz Cinemas held four% each and each in Mavis whereas the final shares were held by plenty of folks and extended family members of Ms. Sasikala. In the center of monetary year 2015, Mavis Satcom posted a profit of ₹Fifty one.09 crore and profits of ₹136.sixty four crore. T.T.V. Dinakaran’s wife Anuradha and her sister Prabha Sivakumar also play a in point of fact necessary role in managing Jaya TV.