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Fatehgarh Sahib Excise dept busted bogus billing tax evasion scam of Rs 14.26 Crore

Fatehgarh Sahib Excise dept busted bogus billing tax evasion scam of Rs 14.26 Crore

Jasbir Kapoor/ royalpatiala.in/ Fatehgarh Sahib

The district Excise and Taxation department has unearthed bogus billing tax evasion scam worth Rs.14.26 Crore with the arrest of one  Mitha Ram resident of village Munderian near Amloh town. Accused was produced before the duty magistrate and sent to the judicial custody for 14 days.

Giving the details Pawan Garg, Deputy Excise and Taxation Commissioner (DETC) Ludhiana division and Magnish Sethi Assistant Excise & Taxation Commissioner (AETC) Fatehgarh Sahib said that they inspected one Parvati Steel Rolling Mills Mandi Gobindgarh and further the house of one Mitha Ram partner of the firm was also raided and Mitha Ram was arrested.

Fatehgarh Sahib Excise dept busted bogus billing tax evasion scam of Rs 14.26 Crore-photo courtesy-internet

They stated that Mitha Ram was also operating  three more firms i.e M/S Sarpanch International (owner Mitha Ra,),M/S Raj steel Industries, owner Bittu Ram(brother of Mitha Ram) and M/S A.K International, owner Manpreet Kaur(Wife of Mitha Ram).In these firms he was doing trading of bills without the actual movement  of the goods, thus violating the provisions of the PGST Act 2017.Many documents and a laptop have been impounded from his house which substantiate the fact  that he was involved in bogus billing.

Mitha Ram has violated the PGST Act 2017 laid down under Section 132(1) a,b and c and has  arrested for the same. He was produced before the Duty Magistrate, Amloh and then  sent to Judicial Remand of 14  days.

 

 

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