The Powai police have arrested two youths who were allegedly running a bogus Movers and Packers firm which claimed to transport four-wheelers across the country at cheap prices. The police have recovered four luxury cars from the accused duo identified as Ramankumar Sharma (23) and Vikas Sharma (23). The duo was operating a bogus firm named ‘Aggarwal All India Packers and Movers’ after a similar sounding registered firm.
A complaint was received by the police from HC Lalnaghakanniani, wife of a coast guard officer who opted the accused’s services to transport her Mahindra Scorpio (MH 05 AJ 6162) to her family friend Lallubhau Anna at Guwahati.
“The complainant when contacted the firm was told that the car shall be delivered to the destination within a week. On February 18, the duo reached left with the vehicle after giving her a receipt of Rs 33,806 as transportation charge. After 15 days, when the vehicle did not reach Guwahati, the complainant went to the office in Navi Mumbai only to learn that the address was fake and her vehicle was stolen,” said a police officer.