Tax consultant who was facing probe in Rs 20 crore GST evasion

first_img Press Trust of India IndoreJuly 11, 2019UPDATED: July 11, 2019 21:58 IST Representative image (PTI File)A 45-year-old tax consultant, who was allegedly under the scanner of the State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) Department in connection with a GST evasion racket, allegedly committed suicide in Indore, police said.Govind Agrawal ended his life by jumping off the third floor of a residential building in Jaora Compound area on Wednesday, senior superintendent of police Ruchivardhan Mishra said.”We have not recovered a suicide note, but his family said he was under stress ever since a raid was conducted at his premises,” Mishra said.Police were conducting further probe, she added.Umesh Agrawal, Govind’s son, said he took the extreme step possibly due to the “psychological pressure”.An official of the SGST department said it is probing 20 local businessmen in connection with a Rs 20 crore GST evasion case.Agrawal’s office had been raided last week, he said.ALSO READ | Drunk Ghaziabad man pours petrol on mother, sets her on fireALSO WATCH | Anti-Muslim riots kill one in Sri Lanka, nationwide curfew imposed after attack on mosqueFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnupriya Thakur Tags :Follow Suicide Next Tax consultant who was facing probe in Rs 20 crore GST evasion case commits suicideA 45-year-old tax consultant, who was allegedly under the scanner of the State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) Department in connection with a GST evasion racket, allegedly committed suicide in Indore, police said.advertisementlast_img read more