MADURAI: The officials of Central Crime Branch police registered case against PRP Granite Company and four others for possessing multiple vehicles with same registration numbers, on Saturday.
They registered case against the PRP Granite Company and allied company Lakshmi Exports Company, Sri Murugan Enterprises and two other banking companies, namely IndusInd Bank of Tallakulam and Kotak Mahindra Bank of Madurai, under the Motor Vehicle Act (1988) of 192 (1) for using vehicles without registration or permit, 192 (A) for using vehicles without permit, and Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicle Taxation Act (1974) for penalty for failure to pay tax. Before the period of June of 2016, the vehicle loan of Rs 9.77 crore was obtained for buying 63 heavy vehicles.
The Madras High Court had ordered an investigation into the mining activities of the PRP company, following controversies. While the special officer appointed for inquiring the case were checking the documents, they found the discrepancy. Around 21 vehicles was having same registration numbers. “It was found that registration number that ends with 65 is of three vehicles. Similarly, registration numbers ending with 52, 05, 59 were present for four vehicles each,” said an official.
Based on complaint of Kalyanakumar of Regional Transport Officer of Madurai North CCB police registered case and investigating the matter.