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Police bust racket selling `counterfeit` electric appliances

Last Updated: Friday, February 18, 2011 - 22:26

New Delhi: Police Friday arrested a man and
claimed to have busted a racket of manufacturing, packaging
and sale of counterfeit electric ceiling fans of a registered
home appliance company.

Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a shop in
Bhagirath Place Market in Rohini and recovered 186 counterfeit
products of `Slivertone` electric appliances.

"Further search was conducted at the said shop and 200
packs of counterfeit heating elements and twelve counterfeit
fans bearing falsified trade mark of `Silvertone` were
recovered from the shop," police said, adding that one Anil
Kumar has been arrested.

Sriram, the shop owner, is absconding and efforts are on
to apprehend him, they said.

The accused is being taken in police custody remand to
find out their other associates indulging in such illegal


First Published: Friday, February 18, 2011 - 22:26
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