New Delhi: The troubles for the Delhi ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) just doesn't seem to end. Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain was recently criticised for being incapable to deal with rising cases of Dengue and Chikungunya in the national capital.
The AAP minister caught himself in the docks again after Income Tax department served a notice for alleged violation of tax norms.
While addressing the media on the current issue, Jain said, “This is not an investigation, it is just a re-assessment. I have been called as a witness. In the past, I had invested in these companies which are being re-assessed."
Talking to the media, Delhi's Health minister further dared the media to telecast the reports which will be put out in the open by the Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, "The Delhi Chief Minister will make a big expose in the Delhi Assembly two days later. I dare the TV channels to air it", he added.
According to the Income Tax Department, four companies of Jain have illegally transferred Rs. 17 crores while he received cheques issued to these companies.
He is alleged to have used that money to buy properties near unauthorised colonies. Four companies belonging to Jain are under IT scanner are – Indo metal impax, Akinchan developers Pvt Ltd, Paryas Info solution and Manglyatan projects.