Published On : Thu, Mar 19th, 2015

Trader booked for selling duplicate electric spare parts in the name of L&T brand; goods worth Rs 9.52 lakh seized


Crime Branch of Nagpur Police has booked an electric shop owner on the charges of selling duplicate electrical spare parts in the name of reputed Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Company brand. The cops have seized different duplicate items worth Rs 9.52 lakh.

The Crime Branch on March 19 received a tip-off that Tirupati Electric and Industrial Agency, Central Avenue, Gandhibagh, Nagpur, was unscrupulously dealing in spurious electrical spare parts using name of Larsen & Toubro Company brand. Armed with the tip-off, a team of Crime Branch sleuths led by Senior Police Inspector B M Powar raided the shop on Thursday (March 20). The cops found that the shop owner Rajesh Vishwanath Agrawal (46) was selling duplicate Relay Unit, Motor Starter, Pole Contactor, Thermal Overload, Kit, MNX Coil, Fuse etc in the name of L&T Company brand. Acting fast, the Crime Branch booked the accused shop owner Rajesh Agrawal, resident of Plot No. 29/3, Hansapuri, Nagpur, under relevant sections of IPC and seized the bogus electrical spare parts valued at Rs 9.52 lakh. Further probe is underway.