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Tax evasion case against Geelani act of vengeance: Hurriyat

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 23:20

Srinagar: The hardline faction of the
Hurriyat Conference on Tuesday alleged that the tax evasion case filed
against its chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani by the government
was an act of "political vengeance".

"The case filed by the Income tax department against
Geelani and his son-in-law Altaf Ahmad Shah is nothing but an
act of political vengeance," Hurriyat spokesman Ayaz Akbar
said.

Over the past 20 years, Geelani had not acquired any
personal property, he said.

The J&K IT department had filed a case against
the Hurriyat hawk for allegedly concealing particulars of his
income and evading payment of tax.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 23:20
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