LUDHIANA: In every other twist to the mysterious profits tax survey carried out on 3 garment shops located in Bhadaur House region on Thursday, an FIR has been registered against eight shopkeepers for disrupting the raid. According to the FIR, which changed into registered by using officers of the profits tax branch at Division 1 police station on Thursday, the accused not most effective disrupted the survey, but also abused authorities officials and threatened them. Shopkeepers who’ve been named in the FIR consist of Gurwinder Singh, Surinder Kumar, Gurcharan, Bunty, Lucky, Rahul, Sonu, and Rishab Grover. Officials of the research wing Ludhiana — who until Thursday had been keeping they did not conduct this action — couldn’t be contacted on the issue. However, TOI tracked down the principle complainant, deputy director of earnings tax (Parwanoo), Zahid Parvez, who showed that he and different officials — who had been leading the movement on Thursday — did inn a grievance with the police.
According to ASI Jagdish Singh, the investigating officer of the case, based totally upon a complaint received from income tax officials Zahid Parvez, Gaurav Bihari, Vijay Kumar Garg, Ashwani Kumar, and Mukand Singh Tiwana, an FIR were registered in opposition to eight shopkeepers under sections 353 (assault or crook pressure to discourage public servant from discharge of duty), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public characteristic), 506 (punishment for crook intimidation) and 294, 148,149. As of now, research is on in this remember, and really soon, a few arrests too may be made. Notably, Thursday’s profits tax raids had been conducted on three stores in Bhadaur House vicinity, of which can be located within the AC market, while one is positioned outdoor. As soon as news of the raid unfold, all the shops of the area have been close down, and hundreds of shopkeepers amassed in the AC market. There had been additionally unverified reviews of energy being intentionally shut down via the shopkeepers, and resistance proven to the I-T teams, after which those teams lower back. But a survey on the 1/3 store located out of doors the AC marketplace persisted on Thursday night as properly.
Mysterious diary behind I-T movement According to assets, this motion became the follow-up of I-T raids conducted in December final with the aid of the branch’s research wing (Ludhiana) on three leading builders and belongings dealers of the metropolis. The realtors are into the business of purchasing vintage homes and demolishing them for converting them into shops and shopping complexes, and even constructing residential complexes. During the December raid, a diary from a property dealer linked with these 3 businessmen changed into determined by means of I-T officers. This diary contains names and information of dozens of property dealings performed by means of the diary proprietor with other businessmen who have shops, places of work, and industrial belongings inside the AC marketplace and different areas. Sources additionally declare the names of 3 shopkeepers surveyed on Thursday too figure in this diary. However, senior officers of the investigation wing (Ludhiana) denied engaging in any raid on Thursday in Bhadaur House vicinity.