Five shop owners arrested for selling fake automobile parts

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 May 2018 09:51:47


Staff Reporter,

POLICE succeeded in apprehending five shop owners for selling fake automobile parts of a reputed company and seized fake parts worth Rs 3.20 lakh in Adhartal and Madan Mahal areas.

The accused have been identified as Preetam Guru Sharma (40), son of Lomkan Prasad Sharma, a resident of Saraswati Colony, Kotwali, owner of Sona Indore Clutch Plate, Sukhvinder Singh (30), son of Satpal Singh, resident of Prem Nagar, Garha, owner of Singh Automobile, Mehfooz Ali (51), son of Ahmed Ali, resident of Anand Nagar and owner of Bharat Automobile, Vipin Sahani (36), a resident of Adarsh Nagar, Gorakhpur, owner of Sahani Automobile and Davinder Singh Kohli (50), resident of Mahanadda owner of Kohli Auto Spare Parts.

Additional Superintendent of Police (City) Deepak Kumar Shukla (IPS) disclosed this while addressing a press conference, on Saturday. ASP Shukla informed that a man named Hitesh Kumar (28), Investigation Officer of Brand A D Risk Management Private Limited, New Delhi, filed a written complaint that some automobile shop owners were selling fake automobile parts of Ashok Leyland Company in Adhartal and Madan Mahal areas. Acting on the complaint, Superintendent of Police Kumar Saurabh (IPS) constituted a team under supervision of Additional SP (City) Deepak Kumar Shukla, CSP, Ranjhi, Akhil Verma and CSP, Adhartal, Deepak Mishra comprised SHO Adhartal and SHO Madan Mahal police stations for further investigation into the case. Investigating the case, separate teams of Adhartal and Madan Mahal police stations accompanied by Investigation Officer Hitesh Prasad and his team comprised Gopal Gautam, Deepu Kumar and Deepak Lukkhad conducted surprise inspections at identified shops. Teams found fake automobile parts at four shops in Adhartal and three shops in Madan Mahal.

ASP Shukla informed that in surprise inspection of seven automobiles shops, police teams seized fake auto spare parts at five shops worth Rs 3.20 lakh. Police have registered separate cases against shop owners under Sections 102 and 103 of Trademark Act and Sections 51 and 63 of Copy Right Act, while further investigations are underway to identify and apprehend suppliers of fake automobile parts.