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Photo of the office of Dainik Bhaskar Group’s Gujarati newspaper ‘Divya Bhaskar’ in Ahmedabad.
The Income Tax Department (IT) raided the office of the Gujarati newspaper ‘Divya Bhaskar’ on the SG Highway in Ahmedabad on Thursday morning. The IT team reached Divya Bhaskar’s office along with the police convoy at around 5 in the morning.
IT team arrived with police convoy
When the IT team raided Offish, the employees of the Night Team of Digital News App were present here. The IT team had confiscated by switching off the mobiles of all the journalists of the entire team.
Interrogation of journalists for about one and a half hours
The IT team, after questioning the digital journalists for about one and a half hours, allowed them to return to work. No mobile phone was given to anyone till around 8 am. Apart from this, the journalists were kept in the office till 11.30 am. After noting down their names, addresses and phone numbers, they were allowed to leave.
Mobiles of the staff coming in the morning were also confiscated
Let us tell you, there are round-the-clock staff in the office thanks to the digital news app, which provides real-time news. After the completion of the night shift, the other team reaches the office at around 9 in the morning. The IT team also seized documents and mobile phones from them. They were also interrogated for about two hours.