Eight held for selling fake branded items

Published: 03rd June 2013 01:38 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd June 2013 01:38 PM   |  A+A-

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) police arrested eight people in three separate cases in connection with sale of fake products  using brand names.

Two people were arrested in K G Halli police station limits for cheating customers by selling products in the name of popular telemarketing companies.

The arrested are Mohammed Khamaruddin, 36,  and his associate Mohammed Mohinuddin, 36. During a raid, police found products named as FairPro, Sandhisudha Plus, Meta Slim, Zero addiction (of Telemart Shopping Network Private Ltd) and Tummy Fit and Full Stop worth Rs 5 Lakh. The accused sold products similar to these at lesser price.

During the interrogation, they confessed that they would watch TV shows and make sub-standard products resembling the such products. They had duped many customers in the last two years, the police said. In another case, four people were arrested in Upparpet police station limits after police found suitcases being sold with a fake logo of a well-known company.

The accused are Nazeer Ibrahim, 45, Sibgatullah, 21, Nazeer, 25, and Mustafa, 30.Police raided the shops at Shabeer Selection, Perfect Bag House in Saras Lodge Building, City Shop and Pacific Travellers Choice, which are located on S P Road and Gandhinagar.

In another case, two people were arrested in Ulsoor Gate police station limit, where they were selling fake software CDs and seized products worth Rs 6 lakh. The arrested are Murali, 20, and Bhavani, 20.

The police, who raided Prince Infotech and Hari Systems on S P Road, found that the accused were making fake Windows 7 and 8 software CDs. Products worth Rs 6 lakh were seized.

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