Sonu Sood IT Raid and his explanation

September 20, 2021

He was dubbed a ‘messiah’ for the extensive philanthropy work he did in 2020 during the Covid pandemic. It was natural hence for it to make headlines when his premises and house were raided by Income Tax department for alleged tax evasion, starting September 15 for four days. Allegations ranged from donations worth ₹18.94 crores being collected, but only 1.9 crores being used, to unpaid income tax dues amounting to Rs. 20 crores.

Sood tweeted after the raids were over,” You don’t always have to tell your side of the story. Time will.”

Sonu Sood broke his silence during this interview after the Income Tax survey at his properties in Mumbai, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jaipur, Delhi, and Gurgaon. In this interview he called himself a law-abiding citizen, he also said that he had received offers of a Rajya Sabha seat from two parties but he refused.