According to sources, the ED stumbled upon these allegedly fictitious retail customers and the ultimate beneficiary companies while inspecting the book of accounts of DHFL pertaining to Rs 2,186 crore loan given to five companies.
The Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, was a one-time measure for liquidation of past disputes of Central Excise and Service Tax as well as to ensure disclosure of unpaid taxes by a person eligible to make a declaration.
So far, the DRI had issued 14 LRs to multiple foreign jurisdictions, such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Switzerland, UAE among others, seeking information in the alleged over-valuation in Indonesian coal imports.
Sources said that the agency is looking to attach a Rs 1,000-crore plant of ABG Shipyard in Gujarat, a few properties belonging to Nikhil Gandhi-promoted SKIL Infrastructure and Viren Ahuja-promoted Flemingo Geowork.
In an affidavit filed on November 1, the DRI said it “is considering to take appropriate legal remedies available to it and therefore is likely that SLP (special leave petition) would be filed with the honorable Supreme Court to claim appropriate reliefs”.
The high court order assumes significance as apart from the Adani Group, the DRI is probing at least 40 companies including two companies of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), two Essar Group firms and a few public sector power firms