HIMANI MUNJAL W/O SHRI ANKUSH MUNJAR VERSUS UNION OF INDIA, THROUGH SENIOR INTELLIGENCE OFFICER DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF GOOD AND SERVICE TAX INTELLIGENCE JAIPUR ZONAL UNIT JAIPUR

Grant of regular bail – offences under Sections 132(1)(b),(c)(d),(f),(i) and (1) of Central Goods and Services Tax Act 2017 punishable under Section 132 (1)(i) and (iv) of Central Goods and Services Tax Act 2017 read with Section 132(5) of Central Goods and Services Tax Act 2017 – HELD THAT:- Petitioner has submitted that all the accused had created 35 fake firms and after making fake entries, had issued invoices involving tax amount of more than 66.81 crores. The firms were misused for evading G.S.T. input taxes by the accused. The fake firms were created in the State of Jammu and Kashmir, West Bengal, Gujarat, Assam, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Keeping in view the seriousness of allegations levelled against the petitioner, no ground for grant of bail to her is made out.

Petition dismissed.

No.- S.B. Criminal Misc. IV Bail Application No. 12077/2019

Dated.- September 30, 2019

MRS. SABINA J.

For Petitioner(s) : Mr. Sudhir Jain

For Respondent(s) : Mr. Siddharth Ranka

Judgment / Order

Petitioner has filed this petition under Section 439 Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 seeking regular bail in Criminal Complaint No. 35/2018 pending before the Court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, (Economic Offences) Jaipur Mahanagar, for offences under Sections 132(1)(b),(c)(d),(f),(i) and (1) of Central Goods and Services Tax Act 2017 punishable under Section 132 (1)(i) and (iv) of Central Goods and Services Tax Act 2017 read with Section 132(5) of Central Goods and Services Tax Act 2017.

Learned counsel for the petitioner has submitted that the petitioner is in custody since 03.08.2018. Petitioner has been falsely involved in this case.

Learned Standing Counsel for G.S.T. has submitted that all the accused had created 35 fake firms and after making fake entries, had issued invoices involving tax amount of more than 66.81 crores. The firms were misused for evading G.S.T. input taxes by the accused. The fake firms were created in the State of Jammu and Kashmir, West Bengal, Gujarat, Assam, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Keeping in view the seriousness of allegations levelled against the petitioner, no ground for grant of bail to her is made out.

Dismissed.

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