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P&H HC refused to grant anticipatory bail to a CGST Supritendent accused of taking a bribe.

Case: Gurvinder Singh Sohal vs CBI

Forum: Punjab & Haryana High Court

Facts

The Petitioner is a Superintendent in the Office of Commissioner of CGST, Rohtak. The Petitioner alongwith 3 other co-workers have been accused of accepting bribes while conducting a tax evasion raid on hand sanitizers. The Petitioner approached the Hon’ble HC seeking anticipatory bail as the Petitioner is involved in this case only on the basis of certain inferences and nothing was recovered from the house of the Petitioner when a raid was conducted by CBI.

Key points

The Hon’ble HC refused to grant anticipatory bail to the Petitioner considering allegations against the Petitioner, which suggested his active involvement in the case. As a custodial investigation of the Petitioner was required for proper investigation of the case.

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