SC to order the arrest of individuals involved in GST evasion

The Supreme Court accepted to examine the powers of tax officials to arrest an individual for Goods and Services Tax (GST) evasion on Wednesday.

A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Aniruddha Bose announced a notice to the Centre and inquired its response on a batch of pleas challenging the terms of arrest under the CGST Act.

The bench said that different high courts had held various views in giving anticipatory bail to individuals involved in GST evasion and hence, it requires to decide the question of law on the power of arrest.

The bench noted the batch of petitions before a three-judge bench to settle the issue of law on the power of arrest.

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