India’s revenue tax division carried out searches on the premises of Apple provider Flex in Tamil Nadu state, a supply mentioned on Wednesday. Earnings tax officers have visited the Chennai manufacturing unit as a part of the inquiry, the supply mentioned, including that Flex has but to learn concerning the objective of the go to.
The revenue tax division didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters’ request for remark.
The event comes days after one other Apple provider Pegatron halted operations at its facility close to Chennai after a fireplace broke out on Sunday. The agency advised its manufacturing unit employees to not report for work the very subsequent day, i.e., Monday. The operations couldn’t return to regular even on Tuesday. Nevertheless, iPhone meeting on the facility resumed earlier at this time after it was found that the fireplace was brought on by an worker’s fault, per a Reuters report.
Pegatron beforehand advised Reuters in a press release on Monday that “there was a spark incident” on the facility and is presently underneath management. The incident “doesn’t have vital monetary or operational affect” for the corporate, it added. Pegatron has a producing capability of roughly 26,000 iPhone items per day, however over the previous few months, it has been making between 8,000 and 12,000 items day by day, in line with the report.
— Written with inputs from Reuters