Mangaluru: Income Tax (IT) officials have raided two business houses having close link to Bantwal constituency's Congress candidate B Ramanath Rai.
According sources, the IT sleuths on Tuesday began raids on Mogarody Constructios in Mangalore and Birwa Centre Boarding, Lodging, Restaurant, located in Melkar near BC Road.
Mogarody Construction is owned by Sudhakar Shetty, while Sanjeev Poojary is the owner of Birwa Centre.
The raid came immediately after IT officials raided the Krishna Heritage resort in Badami. CM Siddramaiah had visited the resort two days back as it was the meeting place for the Congress leaders. Former minister C. M Ibrahim was present in the resort when the IT raid took place.