Troubles are mounting for Tamil actor Joseph Vijay as he has now been summoned by the Income Tax department on charges of tax evasion and his reported connections with film financier Anbu Chezhiyan, ANI has reported.
As per reports, Vijay is said to have sought more time from the Income Tax department for the same.
It may be recalled that the Income Tax department had earlier conducted raids at around 38 establishments connected to Vijay and his movie financier and Rs 65 crore were recovered in the raids.
The search and survey operations resulted in the “seizure of unaccounted cash of about Rs 77 crore from the hideouts and secret places located at Chennai and Madurai, purportedly belonging to the financier,” the I-T Department release said.
A large number of documents of properties, promissory notes, post-dated cheques taken as collateral security have also been seized during the search. The I-T Department estimates that up to Rs 300 crore of unaccounted money could have been concealed by the four.
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