Early Times Report
Jammu, Oct 10: Vigilant officials of Excise Department caught a vehicle bearing registration No.JK08E-5387 carrying 50 bags of cement illegally to evade Toll the previous day.
Acting on specific inputs, the Excise department team lead by ETO Abhishake Abrol, Inspectors Dheeraj Kumar, Shadi Lal, Sub-Inspectors Kamaljeet Shan, Manvinder Paul Singh, Touseef Sheikh and. Ravi Kumar, Excise Guards Balbir Singh, Noor Hussain and Rajesh Kumar alongwith Driver Romesh Singh laid nakas at different points and chased the evading vehicle in a calculated and strategic manner at Chakdhari. The accused driver had a scuffle with the Excise team but eventually was apprehended and the vehicle was confiscated by the team and brought to Toll Post Lakhanpur. On scrutiny of the vehicle it was found that cement was being transported into the State without proper documents to evade the Toll and GST. After realization of Penalty to the tune of Rs.30,030/- under J & K Levy of Tolls Act Svt 1995 the said vehicle was handed over to the Commercial Taxes Department for further proceeding under rules.
Whole operation was monitored & presided by Sh. Ashish Kumar Gupta, Deputy Excise Commissioner, Toll Post Lakhanpur under overall guidance of Excise Commissioner, Talat Parvez Rohella.