Trader Arrested In Rourkela For Rs 18 Crore GST Fraud

Rourkela: A Rourkela-based trader was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly resorting to fraudulent practice to evade Goods and Services Tax (GST) worth Rs 18 crore.

The accused identified as one Kamal Pasari was arrested under provisions of the Central Goods Service Tax (CGST) Act. The accused ad allegedly furnished fake bills to claim higher input tax credit (ITC), GST commissionerate officials said adding that further investigation of the fraud is still underway.