The Accidental Prime Minister director detained
The Accidental Prime Minister is a film on Manmohan Singh, where the veteran actor, Anupam Kher is reprising Former PM on screen. The director of the film, Vijay Ratnakar Gutte who earlier produced the films like Emotional Attyachar, Time Bara Vait, and Badmashiyaan is making debut as a director with ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’.
He has been detained for GST fraud worth Rs.34crore by DGGSTI(Directorate General of Goods and Services) in Mumbai. Mr. Gutte’ VRG Digital Corp Pvt Ltd used fake invoices to claim GST refunds worth 34crores.
As per the GST law, in such cases, either the tax amount evaded or the amount of input tax credit wrongly or utilized wrongly will be fined and detained for five years, if proved.
A case is registered on Mr. Gutte under the Section 132 (1)(c) of the CGST Act, which deals with “wrongful availment” of input tax credit using invoices invoice or bills without the supply of goods or services, based on DNA reports.