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Posted at: Apr 17, 2018, 12:54 AM; last updated: Apr 17, 2018, 12:54 AM (IST)

2 held in Rs 52 cr input credit fraud

Tribune News Service

Gurugram, April 16

The Gurugram police on Monday nabbed a chartered accountant (CA) and an employee of the Excise and Taxation Department with regard to the Rs 52 crore input credit fraud.

CA Rajesh Arora and Excise and Taxation Department assistant Gaurav Bahal allegedly made fake bills and submitted them in the name of two companies to get input credit of around Rs 52 crore.

According to the police, the fraud was unearthed in Chandigarh and two FIRs were registered in Sector 29 and Sadar police station in February this year on a complaint by ETO Rakesh Arora and Abhishek Sapra. Police Commissioner Sandeep Khirwar had formed a special investigation team (SIT) headed by ACP Sandeep Malik.

According to Malik, those involved in the fraud used fake documents and had formed a fake company Vipin Enterprises. They had even got TIN and GST number. There was another company ‘Uma Shankar Traders’ located in Sector 29.


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