A five-members gang involved in supplying and selling duplicate automobile spare parts was arrested by Special Operation Team (SOT), Medchal on Tuesday. The spare parts of different vehicles were seized worth around Rs 40 lakh from their possession.
According to police, 1) Ganpat Kumawat @ Ganesh s/o Dharmaram, Age,28 Occ: Business (Automobile Spare parts), Caste: Kumavath, R/o: Near Pochamma temple, Durganagar colony, West Venkatapuram, Alwal. N/o: Blunda vill, Jaitaram Mndl, Pali District, Rajasthan.
2) Suresh Chand s/o Dharmaram,Age 32, Occ: Bhagyalaxmi Automobiles, R/o: Near Pochamma temple, Durganagar colony, West Venkatapuram, Alwal. N/o: Blunda vill, Jaitaram Mndl, Pali District, Rajasthan
3) Sravan Kumar, Age: 26 , Occ: Diamond Automobiles, R/o: Near Pochamma temple, Durganagar colony, West Venkatapuram, Alwal. N/o: Blunda vill, Jaitaram Mndl, Pali District, Rajasthan.
4) Omaram Nimawath s/o Champaram, Age: 38, Occ: Mathaji Automobiles, Suraram, R/o: Near Sagar Hotel, Suraram.
5) Raju Ram s/o Punaram, Age: 24, Occ: Mahalaxmi Automobiles, Bachupally, R/o: Plot No: 96, Indiranagar, Bachupally have been arrested during a raid carried out by the team of SOT Medchal for selling and supplying Duplicate Automobiles Spare Parts in various places of in Medchal.
“The accused persons Ganpat Kumawat @ Ganesh, Suresh Chand and Sravan Kumar are siblings, native of Pali district of Rajasthan State, who had migrated to Hyderabad in 2008 and as per their plan they had established Automobile Spare Parts shops in Alwal on the name of Diamond & Bhagyalaxmi Automobiles. The accused, however, had decided to earn easy money by deceiving the innocent people in the way of supplying sub standard (duplicate) Automobile spare parts to various Automobiles shops in Hyderabad-28, Siddipet-01, Warangal-02 etc,” Clarified, Police.
Police further clarify that the accused got acquittance with one Naresh from Delhi and had been engaged in supplying of duplicate Automobile spare parts by stickering them in the name of reputed branded Two wheeler manufacturing companies like HONDA, HERO, BAJAJ.
During the investigation it revealed that the accused had been procuring duplicate spare parts besides various branded company packing materials (Covers, Stickers, Logo,) from Delhi through Naresh via Pragathi Transports and after receiving the duplicate spare parts they used to packed the same material in the branded company packing materials and the bar codes get printed by the Naresh through Team Viewer Application as to look like an original product.
After that they used to sell the infringed duplicate Automobile parts through their own shops and also used to supply to different Automobile shops of Hyderabad and various districts of Telangana by relieving the facts that the product is duplicate. The shop keepers of Automobile spare parts wantedly used to buy the infringed duplicate spare parts from the accused persons for their illegal gain.
On a tip off, the team of SOT Medchal zone had conducted raids on accused persons running duplicate Automobile spare part shops by name Bhagyalaxmi, Automobiles, Alwal & Diamond Automobiles, Lothkunta and also conducted raids on Mahalaxmi Automobiles, Bachupally & Mathaji Automobiles, Suraram who were the receivers of the infringed duplicate Automobile spare parts from the accused persons for their illegal gain.