One of the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's close aide and Guntur west MLA M Venugopal Reddy has come under the close scanner of Income Tax department. The IT sleuth raided the offices and residences of the MLA in Hyderabad, Guntur and Bangalore. In the simultaneous raids, the officials seized some confidential documents.
The MLA has been facing the allegations of committed irregularities in a real estate venture in Bangalore. However, the officials didn't divulge any information. The IT raids assumed political significance in the wake political development taking place in Reddy's native Guntur district. He has been opposing the domination Agriculture Minister P Pulla Rao in district politics.