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Sonu Sood says IT officials were impressed with his ‘good work’, calls it the smoothest ‘four days of raid’ – Eagles Vine

Only a few days after Sonu Sood was swooped down by the Income Tax Department for allegedly evading taxes, the actor opened up about the IT raids and said that the taxmen have agreed to his ‘good work’.

During an interaction with a TV channel, Sonu opened up about his ‘due diligence and said that every donation will be used eventually for helping the needy. Addressing the stocked up money found in his bank account, he said that the money is from his brand deals and endorsement projects, which he encourages to be used for humanitarian causes.

He further asserted that he has submitted ‘whatever documents’ the IT officials have asked for and answered their questions as a part of his duty. Calling it a process, while he said that they are still providing more documents to the agency, he added that even those who performed the raids were impressed with his detailed paperwork and added that they agreed that Sonu had done a ‘good work’. He said, “I asked them – have you ever seen this kind of documentation, details, paperwork? They said no…they were also happy with whatever they were seeing. They said it was the smoothest four days of raids for them.”

Talking about the alleged illegal foreign cash transfer to his bank account, he claimed that the money was being sent directly to the beneficiaries. He added, “It will not even take 18 hours to finish 18 crores. But I have to make sure every single penny is used in a proper way, for a genuine and needy person.”

Meanwhile, Sonu Sood has also revealed that post-COVID, he had received an offer of the Rajya Sabha seat, twice! However, he declined the same as he is not interested in joining politics.

Earlier, Sonu had shared also a statement on social media addressing the tax raids at his Mumbai home and offices.

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