The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Dy. Commissioner of Customs and an exporter in an on-going investigation of a case. CBI had registered a case on 22.12.2017 on a complaint received from Customs & Central Excise, Kolkata on the allegations that the said accused in connivance with other accused had forged export-related documents, used those documents as genuine and obtained a huge amount of Duty Drawback against false export of Gaskets to Bangladesh in 2014 in the name of fictitious firms.

CBI on Monday arrested Customs Deputy Commissioner Vikash Kumar and exporter Jyoti Biswas in Kolkata for forgery in the export of gaskets to Bangladesh to avail duty drawback benefits.

Deputy Commissioner Vikash Kumar and exporter Jyoti Biswas were taken into custody on Monday in a case being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the basis of a complaint received from the Customs department in 2017.

It is alleged that the accused in connivance with each other forged export-related documents, used those documents as genuine, and obtained huge amounts of duty drawback against false export of gaskets to Bangladesh in 2014 in the name of fictitious firms, the officials said.

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