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Police,excise dept join hands to check tax evasion

To check tax evasion at the railway station,police and excise department have joined hands to plug the loopholes.

To check tax evasion at the railway station,police and excise department have joined hands to plug the loopholes.

At a meeting chaired by Police Commissioner Ishwar Singh along with officers of the excise department,Singh said,“Peti mafia gang at railway station is very active and they are causing a loss of revenue worth crores to the state exchequer. This gang is taking away the unbilled goods from railway station Laduwal and Gill without paying even a penny of tax to the excise officials.”

The excise officials have been attacked by the peti mafia gang a number of times when they tried to stop them for checking.

In addition to this,liquor smuggling was also going on at a large scale in the city,said the Police Commissioner.

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Singh said police would work in co-ordination with the excise officials and would curb tax evasion.

He asked the residents to co-operate and inform the police about such activities.