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Five more held for fake invoices under GST, total arrests reach 30

GST Council's law panel to meet on Wednesday to deliberate on actions to curb fake issuance of invoices

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Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) has arrested five more persons for allegedly issuing fake invoices, taking the total tally of those held to 30 in a nationwide clampdown against fraudsters in five days. The law committee of the GST Council will meet on Wednesday to deliberate on actions to curb fake issuance of invoices. 

Sources said DGGI and Central GST field officers will now intensify the drive with much rigour as the former surveyed and searched business places in Vadodara, Ahmadabad, Chennai, Valsad, Silvassa, Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Bhubaneshwar, Siliguri, Nagpur, Meerut, Kolkata, Guwahati, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Ranchi and Mumbai. 

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First Published: Nov 17 2020 | 8:58 PM IST

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