India tax dept searches offices of Apple supplier Flex – source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) -India’s income tax department conducted searches at the premises of Apple supplier Flex in Tamil Nadu state, a source said on Wednesday.

Income tax officials have visited the Chennai factory as part of the inquiry, the source said, adding that Flex has yet to be informed about the purpose of the visit.

The income tax department did not immediately respond to a Reuters’ request for comment.

(Reporting by Aditya Karla; Writing by Blassy Boben;Editing by Bernadette Baum)