Rs.8 million SUVs for Rs. 74 thousand

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Income Tax investigating Maharashtra poll bonanza

Mumbai: Call it election bonanza or sheer business sense, brand new Bolero SUVs worth over Rs 8.50 lakh (Rs. 0.8m) a piece are being delivered for just Rs 74,000 each without any guarantee of future payments. But when one such case from Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg in Maharashtra was reported to the Election Commission, a puzzled poll watchdog called in for an income tax investigation, the trail of which is leading to some top politicians from the state.