Officials from the directorate of Vigilance and Anti-corruption corruption started raiding 21 places linked to former AIADMK minister for transport MR Vijayabhaskar on Thursday morning.
DVAC sources said that 20 places in Karur district and his residential apartment in RA Puram in Chennai are being raided by the teams since morning in connection with a reported disproportionate wealth case.
Vijayabhaskar was appointed transport minister in the year 2016. He was defeated by in the recent assembly election in Karur by Senthil Balaji, a former AIADMK minister who shifted loyalty to DMK.
Balaji is currently a DMK minister but he also an accused for his alleged involvement in a job scam in transport department when he was a minister from 2011 to 2015 in Jayalalithaa’s cabinet.