A 15-member team of Lucknow Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) searched residences of three tobacco dealers in Tanda area of Ambedkar Nagar district on Tuesday.
A source privy to the probe said searches were carried out on the dealers who traded with Haji Nasim, who was raided last month by DGGI for evading tax of Rs 5.5 crore. As many as three premises of three dealers who conducted business with Haji were searched till well past midnight.
“Documents were being scrutinized,” said sources. No bills were generated for sale and purchase of raw materials by the accused trio and only finished goods were found, said DGGI sources.