• Notification Date: 06-12-2022
  • Notification No: N/A

Three Individuals Arrested for GST Fraud in Ludhiana

The Ludhiana police arrested three individuals on Sunday for alleged Goods and Services Tax (GST) fraud. The arrest has been made on the complaint of the Punjab excise and taxation department. The taxation department has complained that a thorough investigation and scrutiny of new registration applications that were received through an online portal was conducted in which several anomalies were detected. 

An FIR has been registered by the department against these three persons for attempting to get registration under GST Act. The individuals were using fake documents and fraudulent means to get the registrations done. 

The assistant commissioner, of taxation, Ludhiana-4 zone, Dr. Sumandeep Kaur registered the FIR. In his complaint, he stated that it was observed during the scrutiny of registration applications that some unscrupulous elements have tried to use deceptive means to manipulate the online systems to get GST registration for fictitious firms.