Punjab CM Amarinder Singh gets fresh summons in income tax case

Ludhiana: A court in Ludhiana issued fresh summons to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday in an income tax case.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Jaapinder Singh ordered issuing of fresh summons in a criminal complaint of 2016 that the Income-Tax department had filed against Amarinder.

The court was told that summons earlier sent to the chief minister could not be served after which fresh summons were issued, and the next hearing in the case was posted for 18 September.

Amarinder is facing accusations of making false statements, and wilful omission in providing required information to the I-T department and obstructing its officials from performing their duties.

These allegations were made by the I-T department in a criminal complaint filed before the court earlier.


Updated Date: Jul 21, 2017 10:08 AM

Also Watch

Social Media Star: Abhishek Bachchan, Varun Grover reveal how they handle selfies, trolls and broccoli
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 It's a Wrap: Soorma star Diljit Dosanjh and Hockey legend Sandeep Singh in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 Watch: Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh defies decades of prejudice by taking out baraat in Thakur-dominated Nizampur village
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 India's water crisis: After govt apathy, Odisha farmer carves out 3-km canal from hills to tackle scarcity in village
  • Sunday, July 15, 2018 Maurizio Sarri, named as new Chelsea manager, is owner Roman Abramovich's latest gamble in quest for 'perfect football'

Also See