Published On : Thu, Jan 5th, 2017

IT Settlement Commission dismisses Sahara diary, grants immunity to group

saharaThe IT Settlement Commission order agreed with Sahara’s argument that one of its employees got together with a friend to malign another employee, who headed the office of Sahara Group chairman.

In yet another twist to the ongoing controversy over Sahara-Birla papers that allegedly detail payments to several politicians, the Income Tax Settlement Commission (ITSC) has swiftly issued an order, granting Sahara India immunity from prosecution while dismissing evidentiary value of the sensational diary.

According to sources, Sahara India has been granted immunity from prosecution and penalty by the ITSC in an order passed on November 10.