CBI SEIZES 16 MORE IMPORTED CARS IN A CASE RELATING TO ALLEGED VIOLATION IN IMPORT OF LUXURY VEHICLES

Press Release
New Delhi , 22.03.2013

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has seized 16 more imported cars in a follow up action in the case relating to alleged violation in import of luxury vehicles. During searches at the premises of accused persons, documents relating to imported vehicles and property at Delhi were recovered. Incriminating documents recovered are being scrutinized.

 

            A case was registered a case U/s 120-B r/w 420, 467, 468, 468 r/w 471 IPC and sec. 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of PC Act, 1988 in connection with a complaint that about 33 vehicles had been imported in Tamil Nadu and of these, certain vehicles are believed to have been imported and subsequently sold in violation of import provisions causing loss of upto Rs.48 crores approx. to the exchequer. The case has been registered against an importer and a senior intelligence officer of DRI who allegedly did not take any action even after identification of vehicles at the premises of certain users and unknown others.

 

            Investigation is in progress.

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