Five held during CTC Complex Shop Raid at Secunderabad

The sleuths of Commissioner’s Task Force, North Zone Team on 13-06-2012 conducted surprise raids on several shops in CTC building, Parklane, Secunderabad and apprehended five persons who were indulged in sale of duplicate adaptors and batteries of Laptop of reputed companies like HP, Lenovo, Toshiba and C.E. seized 350 batteries and 330 adaptors, 1100 Holograms and packing material all worth of Rs. 14 lakhs.

Names of the Accused Persons:-

           1) Nakul Saraf, S/o Subhash Saraf, age 24 years, Occ: Proprietor of Prem Computer, Shop No. 417, A block, CTC, Parklane, Secunderabad R/o H.No. 404, Thanman apartment, Sindhi colony, Near Paradise, Secunderabad.

           2) Praveen Singh s/o Beekh Singh, age. 21 yrs, Occ: Owner of Vinayak Technologies, R/o Plot No. 10, Ratna Cooperative comlex, Sikh Village, Secunderabad.

           3) Suresh Chunnilal Purohit s/o Chunnilal, age. 28 yrs, Occ: Owner, Dram-India, Shop No. 386, C-Block, CTC, Parklane, Secunderabad, r/o Flat No. 406, Shiva Sai Residency, Shivaji Nagar, R.P Road, Sec’bad.

           4) Dilip Vardhan s/o Kiran Raj Vardhan, age. 32yrs, Occ: Owner of Sonic info, 480, CTC, C-Block, Parklane, Secunderabad, r/o Plot No. 23, Margadarshi Colony, Rasoolpura, Begumpet, Hyderabad.

           5) Nathuram Purohit s/o Motiji Purohit, age. 59 yrs, Shop No. 225, CTC, C-Block, CTC, Parklane, Secunderabad.

On 13-06-2012, on receipt of credible information, North Zone Task Force Team along with the authorities of HP Company conducted surprise raids on several shops in CTC Building, Parklane, Secunderabad who are indulging in sale of duplicate batteries and adaptors of reputed companies like HP, Lenova, CE, Dell and Toshiba.

The accused are purchasing the duplicate batteries, adaptors and holograms from Mumbai, Delhi and some persons in Hyderabad who never disclose their identity. They are purchasing these duplicate products ranging from Rs. 800/- Rs. 900/- and selling the same for Rs. 2900/- to Rs. 3000/-

 As the margin was less in sale of those batteries, they are selling duplicated batteries of reputed companies to earn more margins illegally.

Appeal to Public:-

Duplicate products are unsafe and not long lasting. Use of duplicate products may cause harm to Laptop. If observed carefully, duplicate products can easily be identified. Please inform about the sale of duplicate products if any to your nearest Police Station or Task Force. It effects Indian Economy, resulted in closure of many businesses which leads to unemployment and lower turnover.

On verifying the above duplicate batteries and adaptors the mandatory particulars to be displayed under section 52-A of Copyright act is not found. The manufacturing details and ownership particulars are also not found. The accused persons along with the seized property were handed over to Mahankali Police Station for necessary legal action.

 The arrests were made under the supervision of Sri.Ch. Ramchander, Dy. Commissioner of Police, Commissioner’s Task Force by Sri. L. R. Venkat Reddy, Inspector of Police, North Zone Task Force Team with the assistance of Sis. L. Ramanjaneyulu, A. Suryanarayana and staff of North Zone Task Force team.

25-Jun-2012 07:04:34