Bombay High Court grants bail to tax fraud accused; says it is not heinous like murder, terrorism

The Nagpur bench also noted that the accused applicant, who is accused of committing a ₹144 crore fraud, had already paid ₹81 lakhs towards the tax amount due.
Nagpur Bench, Bombay High Court
Nagpur Bench, Bombay High Court

The offence of tax fraud is not a heinous crime like murder or terrorism, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court recently observed while granting bail to a man accused of ₹144 crore tax fraud [Rahul Kamalkumar Jain v. Director General of Goods and Service Tax Intelligence].

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