Raids on firm associated with ex-TN governor son

Chennai: Vigilance officials today conducted raids at a business establishment here in which former Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala`s son is a partner and premises of two others, including a former Vice-Chancellor, in connection with a corruption case.

Raids were in progress at Barnas International Private Limited`s office in Vepery in which Jasjit Singh Barnala is a partner and his associate M Najimuddin`s residence at Egmore, Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption sources said.

Officials also raided former Vice Chancellor of Anna University D Viswanathan`s residence at Thiruvanmiyur in connection with a similar case, they said.