Fake Greaves Cotton spare parts seized in Pune

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Pune, 23 August 2016: In line with its nationwide initiative of cracking down on the businesses of spurious auto parts, Greaves Cotton Limited, one of India’s leading diesel auto engine manufacturers’ recently raided shops in Pune. The team unearthed more than 516 spurious auto parts which includes Cam Shafts, Valve Sets, Filters, Bearings etc.

The culprits who were based in Chinchwad and Bhosari region were selling inferior quality spare parts packaged in fake Greaves Cotton packaging. The mastermind behind these operations have been arrested and put to remand for further investigations.

The enforcement teams consisting of the State Police and Greaves Cotton’s representatives have been working closely to identify both manufacturing units and sales outlets of counterfeit spares across major cities and trade hubs in India.

The report submitted by the enforcement team highlights that all retailers who were into small time business of dealing in fake Greaves parts closed their shops post the raid action in the respective jurisdiction.

Commenting on this exercise Mr. Sunil Pahilajani, MD & CEO said, “Manufacturing and sale of spurious products is a growing concern for the Industry. Using original products ensures customer safety and reliable performance, these are the parameters each and every original Greaves product delivers. We will continue our fight against these spurious parts to ensure that our customers get 100% original Greaves parts across India.”

“To protect our customers from fake and spurious spares, which can be life threatening, the company along with Police officials will continue its drive and will not let the culprits get away”, he further added.