Last Updated: Sep 17, 2023
The officers of Investigation Wing of CGST Palghar Commissionerate, Mumbai Zone have busted a fake invoice racket. It involved availment and passing of ineligible ITC to the tune of 18.66 Crore rupees. Dhiren Chandrakant Shah proprietor of M/s. Archana Impex was arrested in this regard.
An investigation was initiated against Shah, based on specific intelligence. In response to summons, he presented himself for recording of the statement. In his statement, he revealed that he had opened a company Archana Impex & M/s. Archana Enterprises on the instructions of Pravin Devichand Rajawat. Shah has passed on ineligible ITC amounting to 8.80 Crore rupees and availed ITC amounting to 9.86 Crore rupees on the strength of fake invoices without supply of goods and/or services. Based on material evidences gathered during the investigation, Shah was arrested on Friday under the provisions of section 69 of the CGST Act, 2017 for contravention of section 132 of the CGST Act, 2017.