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2023 (5) TMI 590 - HC - GST
Seeking concession of regular bail - sale of Resin in cash, without issuing tax invoices - evasion of tax - HELD THAT:- The petitioner is accused for the commission of offences under CGST Act, which are triable by the Magistrate and the maximum punishment prescribed for the alleged offences is upto 5 years, which would be dependent on the quantum of tax evasion. The trial is at the stage of pre-charge evidence, hence, there is no likelihood of the trial concluding in the near future. Therefore, further incarceration of the petitioner in the aforesaid facts and circumstances would serve no useful purpose.
Accordingly, the present petition is allowed. The petitioner be admitted to bail to the satisfaction to the trial Court/Duty Magistrate concerned.