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Businessman Arrested For Evading Rs 12 Cr GST In Odisha's Bolangir

09 August 2019


Bhubaneswar: Tirthankar Patel, owner of Sai International Mines & Minerals, was arrested on Thursday in Titlagarh in Bolangir for allegedly evading Goods and Services Tax (GST) amounting to Rs 12.84 crores.

As per reports, a joint enforcement team raided Patel's residence and arrested him under Section 69 (1) of the CGST Act, 2017. Official sources said that the accused evaded tax through fake bills without buying or selling anything over the last two years.

He was produced before the court of SDJM, Titlagarh and was sent to judicial custody after rejection of bail plea.