The IT department conducted raids on the establishments and homes of two perfume dealers, including SP MLC Pushpraj Jain alias Pampi Jain, which had launched Samajwadi perfume, in Kannauj.
After a huge failure last time, BJP’s ultimate ally IT has this time replaced SP MLC Shri Pushpa Raj Jain and other perfumers from Kannauj… https://t.co/bZLTAWSJ4U
– Samajwadi Party (@samajwadiparty) 1640924590000
Sources familiar with the investigation said millions of tax evasion had surfaced in the probe.
Pushpraj Jain Pampi is a member of the legislative council of the Samajwadi party in the UP.
He had launched ‘Samajwadi ittra’ or the perfume last month in the presence of SP president Akhilesh Yadav ahead of the upcoming 2022 election.
Raids were also carried out at another Kannauj-based perfume dealer Mohammad Yaqub.
The Samajwadi party also sought BJP and accused it of abusing key agencies.
“After the huge failure last time, this time BJP’s ultimate ally IT has finally raided SP MLC Shri Pushpraj Jain and other perfume dealers from Kannauj. Open abuse of key agencies by the scared BJP is common in UP elections. People see everything they want respond with their voice, “was the SP’s official Twitter handle.
The searches were also conducted at Pushpraj Jain’s premises in Kannauj, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mumbai and Agra.
His factory in Hathras has also been raided.
Pushpraj’s factory is located on Siktra Road in Hasayan, Hathras.
Pushpraj Jain was in the news since the treasures were found in Piyush Jain’s house in Kannauj and Kanpur.
When Pushpraj Jain’s name appeared with Piyush Jain, he had said he had nothing to do with Piyush Jain.
Pushpraj Regional Office is in Mumbai. Sources said his perfume business was also spread across the Gulf states.