The famous Lilavati hospital, Mumbai, which has till now treated all the VVIPs of the film and business industry, was raided by the income tax officials on Monday. The IT department had carried out searches after suspected financial irregularities on the part of the hospital officials.
The officials had raided the purchase, bio-medical, finance and pharma departments of the hospital. Several documents were sealed and all the computers of all the four departments were sealed by the raiding officials.
The officials have also sealed the hard disks, so that they can examine the data stored in them. A few days earlier the Apex court had ordered many of the government agencies, which also included the Centre and RBI, over a petition, which sought investigation in to the illegal money rotated by the trusties.
The Lilavati Hospital is a well known hospital and research centre located in the Bandra area in Mumbai, India. The hospital was found by the Lilavati Kirtilal Mehta Medical Trust. The Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre was found in the year 1978 and has been involved in many of the charities across the country. The trusties of the hospital have also set up clinics in remote rural areas of the country.