Crime Branch, Kashmir, Tuesday filed charge sheet against five persons for allegedly misusing their GST number.
According to SSP, Crime Branch Kashmir, a charge sheet was filed against five accused persons, namely Muhammad Yaqoob Zargar, son of Abdul Gani Zargar of Meemandar, Shopian; Ghulam Ahmed Dar son of Abdul Gaffar Dar of Kanipora, Shopian presently living at Washbug Pulwama; Mohammad Mansoor Dar alias Manzoor son of Ghulam Ahmed Dar of Kanipora, Shopian; Shiraz Ahmed Ahanger son of Khazir Mohammad Ahanger of Vehil, Shopian; Bilal Ahmed Zargar son of Mohammad Yaqoob Zargar of Meemander, Shopian involved in Case FIR no. 08/2011 P/S Crime Branch, for commission of offences punishable under section 420, 468, 471, 419, 201, 120-B RPC before the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar.
The case was registered in Police Station, Crime Branch Kashmir on a written complaint received from Manzoor Ahmed Dar of Malangpora Pulwama.
The investigation conducted into the matter has revealed that the complainant obtained CST/GST number in the name of his firm M/S “Dar General Order Suppliers” at Malangpora from Sales Tax Department, but due to some unavoidable circumstances he could not carry on his business and did not import any goods from outside the state and as such didn’t file IT returns.
The complainant received demand notices from Sales Tax Department wherein an amount of Rs 13,56,378 was shown outstanding against his GST/CST number as Sales Tax and interest.