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Person arrested for GST evasion of more than Rs. 5.06 Crore

Department, The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) from Gurugram zonal has arrested one person in Delhi for taking ITC fraudulently of more than Rs 5.06 Cr.

The person had claimed and taken ITC fraudulently having amount of More than Rs. 5.06 Crore against the fake invoices issued worth Rs. 28.11 Crore.

Fraudulently claimed ITC was further utilized by the Firm for discharging the GST output liability with aim of defrauding government.

The person, shri Ajit Jindal is a proprietor of M/s Shree Balaji Enterprises from Delhi. After arrest, he has been presented before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Gurugram and is under the custody of 14 days.

The arrest process was initiated under the Goods and Service Tax, 2017 under the relevant provisions

  • Offences under the provisions of Sections 132 (1) (c) of the CGST Act,2017;
  • Cognizable and non-bailable offences under Section 132(5) of the CGST Act,2017,
  • Punishable under Section132(1)(i) of the CGST Act, 2017.

Consequently, Shri Ajit Jindal was arrested on 12.07.2019 under Section 69(1) of the CGST Act, 2017.

Further investigation is in the progress.

Author: Niranjan Reddy

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