Delhi HC dismisses conducting of alleged parallel investigation by various jurisdictional authorities
Indo International Tobacco Ltd Vs Vivek Prasad (Delhi High Court) judgement date 11 Jan 2022
Finding: In the facts of the present case, we find that the investigations were initiated by various jurisdictional authorities against different entities. As contended by the respondents, as common thread were allegedly found in these investigations, the same have been transferred to DGGI, AZU to be brought under one umbrella. We also find that in the CGST Act there is no prohibition to such transfer. Section 6(2)(b) of the CGST Act has limited application and therefore, is not applicable to the facts of the present petitions. Similarly, the Circular dated 05.10.2018 also has no application to the facts of the present petitions.