Bengaluru: The I-T department raided residences and offices of five businessmen including Khaleel Sait, a close confidant of Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, in Kalaburgi on Friday.
The department reportedly seized several documents during the raid and officials are going through it.
Another businessman named Mujeeb, said to be another confidant of Kharge, was also raided and taken to a isolated location for questioning.
Officials also visited a few banks to secure information. A total of 11 places were raided by the I-T department in Kalaburgi.