On the basis of a specific complaint and careful data analysis, officers of the CGST Gurugram Commissionerate detected a case of fraudulent availment of ITC and consequent refunds of about Rs. 20 Crore in the name of 8 firms found to be non-existent. Investigation conducted thus far revealed the involvement of three persons. One private person was arrested on 06.05.2022 and was remanded to judicial custody upto 21.05.2022. Further, two Chartered Accountants were arrested on 18.05.2022 and have been remanded to 14 days judicial custody by the jurisdictional Court. Investigations are continuing for tracing the beneficiaries of the refunds and the role of the officers, if any.
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