The Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI) has filed a case against 16 businesspersons who evaded revenue by using fake value-added tax bills.
The Department on Friday lodged the case in the High Court in Lalitpur against the businesspersons demanding fines and sentence and recovery of losses equivalent to over Rs 2.19 billion.
The accused have been charged with evading over Rs 645 million in VAT and more than Rs 1.55 billion in revenue.
The defendants in the case are Anil Kumar Gupta, proprietor of Anil Gupta &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Associates, Prabin Kumar Mahato, manager of Ankush Trade &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Suppliers, Bhulawan Mahara Chamar of Niki Traders, Dipak Kumar Kayastha, proprietor of NKD Traders, Wakil Dewan of GN Traders, Saroj Shrestha of Subarna Trade Link, Sanjaya Shrestha, manager of Sanjaya International Interprises, Baneshwor Mahato of Amshu Trade Link, Saroj Dhakal of Komal Trade Link, Radheshyam Prasad Sah Teli, proprietor of PNR Enterprises, Ratna Gopal Shrestha of Aayan Trade Link, Abhiman Mahato Kohari of Sandhya Traders, Prabin Kumar of Ankush Trade and Suppliers, Akali Hajara Dusadh of Lucky Trade Link, Muan Mahara of Muan Trading Concern and Ram Chandra Majhi, proprietor of Dibya Enterprises.
Source: National News Agency Nepal