Rourkela man held for GST fraud


Rourkela: The GST officials on Thursday conducted raid at the house of Ritesh Singh alias Balu in Deluxe Lane here and detained him for alleged fraud.

During the raid, the officials seized several forged documents, PAN cards, GST bills and agreement papers from the house of the accused.

According to the officials, Ritesh had been evading tax to the tune of crores of rupees through fake bank accounts by collecting identity cards and other documents from various persons.

Acting on the allegations, the GST officials carried out the raid and nabbed the accused. The officials also interrogated the accused before taking him into the custody.

According to initial report, Ritesh evaded GST by opening bank accounts through three fake aadhaar cards.

“The accused issued forged invoices through several bank accounts with the help of fake documents for which the government has lost GST,” said senior GST officer GC Bahubalendra.

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