The petitioner is granted interim protection as pre-arrest bail
Section 132 of the CGST Act, 2017— Bail ----- The petitioner filed an application under Section 438 of the Cr.PC. seeking pre-arrest bail. The counsel for the petitioner has submitted that the E-way Bills allegedly transmitted by the petitioner in connection with the coal involved in this case are genuine and not fake. The court observed that it is the Investigating Police Officer who will carry out the investigation to ascertain the genuineness or otherwise of the same.
Held that:- The Hon’ble High Court granted the petitioner interim protection, subject to certain conditions, till a final decision is taken, till the next date fixed on 03.02.2021.