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Kolkata: State fire services minister and Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee has alleged that someone has availed registration for Goods and Service Tax (GST) misusing his name.

Not only this. A fake e-mail ID has been opened impersonating his identity.

The Mayor met Kolkata Police’s joint commissioner (crime) at Lalabazar and lodged a complaint on this. Along with the complaint, he has provided the mobile number that is linked to the fake GST registration in his name.

Chatterjee told reporters that since he is required to sign several documents while in the Mayor’s chair, someone might have made him the GST application form taking advance of this.

On receiving the complaint from the Mayor, the detective department of Kolkata Police has swung into an investigation.