PDIT( Inv) v. Rajiv Yaduvanshi (2020)429 ITR 369 (Delhi)(HC)

Right to Information Act, 2005

2.(j): Right to information – Tax Informer — Tax evasion petition- Not entitled to information regarding progress of investigation following his report.[ Black Money ( Criminal Procedure Code , S. 482, Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Rules Act , 2015 , S. 51, 55 ]

Allowing the petition the Court held that the application filed by respondent No. 1 before the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate was without the provisions of either the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 or the Income-tax Act, 1961 and was bad in law. Moreover, the orders passed by the judge were illegal, perverse and without jurisdiction.


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