A resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru where 42 Congress MLAs from Gujarat are holed up to avoid poaching by the ruling BJP in Gujarat was searched by the income tax department early on Wednesday.
Sources in the Ramanagara district where the Eagleton Golf Resort is located confirmed that a search had been carried out at the resort by the IT department.
The room of a minister in the Karnataka government D K Shivakumar who is looking after the Gujarat Congress MLAs at the resort was searched by the IT authorities. PTI reported that Rs 5 crore was recovered during an IT raid at the Delhi residence of the Congress minister.
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