Cyberabad Police busted gang forging vehicle documents
Hyderabad, November, 30: A gang that exploited a few loopholes in the vehicle registration certificate issuing process and forged RCs apart from cheating the Regional Transport Authority was busted here on Tuesday. The Cyberabad Police Special Operation Team arrested seven persons, from whom 1,200 fake RCs, 29 stamps, printers and other material were seized.
The arrested persons were Ch.Sathish (32) from Shamshabad, Shaik Jhangir Basha (50), RTA agent from Yousufguda, K.Chandrashekar (44), a vehicle broker from Alwal, M.Ganesh (29) from Rajendranagar, Syed Hussain (35), a RTA agent from Kishan Bagh, Ch.Ramesh (36), a vehicle agent from Miyapur and Sampath from Bhadradri-Kothagudem district.
According to the police, RCs were not usually available of vehicles that were seized from people who defaulted on loan payments. Finance firms auctioned such vehicles, with a No Objection Certificate given to the third party. The third party, before selling the vehicles to other persons, would approach the RTA office for reissue of fresh RCs by submitting the original RC, which was were the gang came in.
According to Cyberabad Police Commissioner M Stephen Raveendra, the gang forged RCs, which were sold to the third party agents, who submitted these to the RTA, claiming them to be original. They thus got fresh RCs issued by submitting fake documents, after which the vehicles were sold.
The gang also managed to obtain original RCs from RTA offices, allegedly through a nexus with some officials, which Hussain and Sampath sold to Shaik Jahangir Basha for Rs.200 each. He sold those at Rs.300 each to Sathish, who forged fake RCs with help from Ganesh and Chandrashekar.
“They erased data on the card using nail polish remover and printed new data. Sathish then sold each forged RC at Rs.700 to Rs.900 to Chandrashekar, which were submitted as original RCs at the RTA again to get fresh ones issued,” the Commissioner said.
The gang was involved in two cases, one each in RGIA and Miyapur police stations.
Next Story :
Health minister Harish Rao said that a fever survey will be conducted across the state from tomorrow in the view of increase in the number of COVID-19 positive cases.
The Telangana government has provided Rythu Bandhu to 1.48 lakh acres of agricultural land so far in the state. “Farmers have left their worries with the launch of Rythu Bandhu which formed as a great support for the agriculture sector.
The Hyderabad task force police on Thursday arrested Nigerian national Tony, the prime accused in drugs mafia in Mumbai.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy directed the officials to complete the first phase work of the digital libraries by June-end.
New Delhi: India reported 3,17,532 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, a substantial rise of around 12 per cent from the previous day, said the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Thursday. On Wednesday, India had reported 2,82,970 new Covid cases, a rise of over 18 per cent from the previous […]
Now you can get latest stories from Indtoday on Telegram everyday. Click the link to subscribe. Click to follow Indtoday Facebook page and Twitter and on Instagram. For all the latest Hyderabad News updates