I-T dept attaches Punjab ministers salary over tax default

Chandigarh | Updated: Dec 31 2008, 06:39am hrs
The income tax department has attached salary and other emoluments of a Punjab minister for his alleged tax default, a charge he termed as one due to wrong assessment. The IT department has served a notice to the government directing that salary and other emoluments of agriculture minister Sucha Singh Langha have been attached for his failure to deposit tax to the tune of Rs 25 lakh, the department sources said on Tuesday.