Fake apparel selling, eight traders held.
Vadodara: Eight traders were arrested from Tibetan Market at Rajmahal Road on Saturday for selling duplicate apparels as original ones of popular brands.
The prevention of crime branch and officials of a major corporate security jointly raided some stalls at the Tibetan Market on receiving information of sale of counterfeit branded clothes. Police said that of the several stalls, nine stall owners were found to be selling the duplicate clothes.
I think inspector has not seen Chinese fake goods flooded in India and his intention was solely to hurt those poor traders.
There were apparels including shirt, T-shirt, jacket and pants of brands like Levi’s and Superdry. Cops have seized 312 pieces of apparels worth Rs 4.9 lakh from these stalls. Eight persons were arrested as an offence under the Copyrights Act was registered against them. The accused have been identified as Futsok Chhojor, Lakhpa Dhondup, Jigme Tenzin, Dhanbahadur Thapa, Karma Tsering, Mangal Singh Negi, Lobsang Dhondup and Tenzin Dorji.