Guwahati: In a joint operation of the Barpathar Police and Guwahati Police, a man was arrested on 23rd June in Guwahati for acting as a Chartered Accountant (CA) and allegedly deceiving a Golakhat businessman of Rs 13 crore. The fake CA has been identified as Sandeep Khokharia from Gorchuk , Guwahati .
According to reports, Khokharia allegedly cheated businessman Pradeep Borbora of Rs 13 crore on tax and GST related matter. Borbora is a businessman from Barpathar, Golaghat . Khokharia also presented a phony receipt of the Income Tax (IT) office to Borbora. The accused was taking care of Borbora’s account from past 3 years. The accused Kokharia was introduced to Pradeep Barbora by a businessman Amrit Konwar from Guwahati.
The fraud came into light when Borbora visited the Income tax department. Borbora immediately lodged an FIR in the Barpathar Police Station and based on the FIR the police apprehended Khokharia.