Notice issued to Dattawadi police

ST Correspondent
Monday, 31 July 2017

According to the complaint, even after separating business, Nazirkar’s firm had registered 180 vehicles in the name of Patil’s firm, thus causing financial loss to him. Patil had filed the complaint in the court against Nazirkar, who is currently posted in Amravati, his wife Sangeeta (42) and Pravin Sorte (30) of Navnath Automobiles. 

Pune: A magistrate court has issued show-cause notice to Dattawadi police station for not filling investigation status in forgery and cheating case against the joint director of Town Planning Department, Hanumant Nazirkar, his wife and another person. 

The court has asked the police inspector in-charge of the police station to submit his written reply to the notice by August 18. Meanwhile, police officials said that they have already registered FIR based on the directions of the court and will soon file a status report. 

The case was registered on July 17 for offences under sections 120B, 403, 406, 420, 465, 468, 469 of the Indian Penal Code, on a complaint filed by Nazirkar’s former partner Nitin Sahebrao Patil of Om Sai Automobiles. 

According to the complaint, even after separating business, Nazirkar’s firm had registered 180 vehicles in the name of Patil’s firm, thus causing financial loss to him. Patil had filed the complaint in the court against Nazirkar, who is currently posted in Amravati, his wife Sangeeta (42) and Pravin Sorte (30) of Navnath Automobiles. 

Initially, the police had refused to register the case. Following which Patil had filed a private complaint through lawyer Aashutosh Srivastava. After going through the documents, Judicial Magistrate (First Class) ND Meshram passed the order for police investigation under Section 156/3 of CrPC. 

‘The accused persons started a new firm called Navnath Automobiles on Sinhagad Road. Sangeeta Nazirkar and Sorte are partners in this firm.

They had maliciously used the sales letter and trade certificate of M/s Om Sai Automobiles, the firm then owned by me without my consent for registration of Vespa vehicles between May 2016 to September 2016 and had sold 180 vehicles. All those vehicles were billed in the name of M/s Navnath Automobiles by Vespa Company. They had also submitted fake sales bills of M/s Om Sai Automobiles to RTO for the purpose of registration of the vehicles,” Patil said.

The case was registered for offences under sections 120B, 403, 406, 420, 465, 468, 469 of the IPC.

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