Police file case against Kathir Anand, other DMK party members following cash seizure
The Katpadi police filed cases against DMK’s Vellore candidate Kathir Anand and party members Poonjolai Srinivasan and Damodaran, in connection with the seizure of ₹. 11.48 crore from a cement godown in Nadumottur village in Katpadi region by Income Tax officials.
Police officials said that a case has been filed under section 125 (A) of Representation of Peoples Act 1951 and sections 171 (B) (2), 171 (E) of the Indian Penal Code and for filing false affidavits and attempting to bribe the voters.
According to a complaint filed by the election department official, the DMK candidate Mr. Anand had filed an affidavit with the Election Commission declaring that he and his wife Sangeetha Kathir had ₹. 7.43 lakh. However, the cash seized from premises belonging to Mr. Anand was in excess of that amount.