Aravalli LCB seizes huge haul of smuggled tobacco: Big tax evasion racket suspected

News of Saturday, 14th October 2023

Aravalli LCB seizes huge haul of smuggled tobacco: Big tax evasion racket suspected

The Aravalli LCB team, while checking what appeared to be a suspicious vehicle, recovered a quantity of tobacco from it

Aravalli, Date 14: The police has seized the quantity of tobacco which was smuggled illegally into Gujarat from the National Highway passing through Aravalli district. To evade tax, tobacco was being trafficked by manipulating invoice bills and without keeping e-way bills. Modasa LCB team detained the truck and its driver and took action. Along with this, there is a fear of a large-scale tax evasion racket going on in items including tobacco and gutkha. The police have seized the quantity of tobacco illegally smuggled into Gujarat from the National Highway passing through Aravalli district. To evade tax, tobacco was being trafficked by manipulating invoice bills and without keeping e-way bills. Modasa LCB The team took action by detaining the truck and its driver. Along with this, there is a fear of a large-scale tax evasion racket going on in items including tobacco and gutkha from this incident. On the other hand, the GST teams on the National Highways frequently stop vehicles and pretend to be taking action. Even so, vehicles without e-way bills enter the state in large numbers and evade taxes. But a team of Aravalli LCB checked what looked like a suspicious vehicle and found a quantity of tobacco from it. Being a border district, Aravalli police is constantly on the alert. Most of the vehicles passing through here are watched by the police. Suspicious vehicles are checked by the police. During which a large amount of liquor is also found by the police. Similarly, when a suspicious truck container was spotted, the LCB team stopped it and took it to Modasa Ruler Police Station.

(12:44 am IST)

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