The IMA rip-off is envisioned at Rs 1,250 crore, using various police complaints filed to this point. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) stated the wide variety of lawsuits had crossed 26,000. The SIT, headed using DIGP B R Ravikanthe Gowda, visited the Commercial Street police station on Thursday, amassed information on the case, and interrogated the seven directors of various entities of the IMA Group — Naveed Ahmed, Arshad Khan, Nizamuddin, Nasir Hussain, Anwar Pasha, Waseem, and Dadapeer. The SIT additionally sealed the IMA head workplace on Lady Curzon Road.
“Our fundamental concern proper now could be to song down Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the dealing director and CEO of the IMA Group. We anticipate more complaints in the coming days,” Gowda stated. Sources in the SIT said the importance of the rip-off was possible to head beyond Rs 1,250 crore. Meanwhile, the SIT found a Range Rover and a Jaguar belonging to Mansoor Khan at the Kempegowda International Airport and learned that he had left them on June 8. Police are investigating wherein. He has long gone and is checking the passengers who used the airport. A lookout observes been issued against Mansoor Khan, and police suspect he has fled to any other state or overseas.
The suspects instructed the police that Mansoor Khan met them on June 8 and asked them to gather Rs 20 crore from a business person. But the businessman became no longer there when they visited the stated address. The lower back to the IMA office was surprised that Mansoor Khan was not there. They then went to his residence and observed it locked. His cell phone turned switched off. They approached Khan’s buddy Mohammed, Mohammed, who then filed a police grievance in opposition to Mansoor Khan. Scores of extremely luxurious overseas-made automobiles like BMW, Audi, Mercedez, Rolls Royce, and Jaguar being used for commercial use by using the elite taxi visitor services aren’t being allowed to ply the roads of the countrywide Capital using the Transport branch of the Delhi Government as those motors are missing the important transport situation of getting ‘Speed Governors.’
Facing huge losses, the Taxi Tourist Associations’ representatives currently met the Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot. They submitted a memorandum searching for the exemption of velocity governors for such cars ( models). The tool is not to be had in the market and to permit them to undergo fitness take a look at without the velocity governors. Following the Supreme Court order, the Central Government has drafted a policy mandating the fitment of ‘Speed Governors’ compulsory for a certain category of transport automobiles with the most speed of eighty kmph and shipping vehicles like dumpers, tankers, faculty buses, the ones carrying hazardous items with a maximum speed of 60 kmph. The coverage became applied from 1st April 2018 and made compulsory in Delhi from sixteenth February 2019.
“Earlier, such cars had been given an exemption for a length of 3 months in Delhi; however, it has been made obligatory this February, due to which 32-33 numbers of taxi model in my services is declaring nevertheless in the storage as speed governors for those vehicles are not to be had inside the market. It is becoming the main loss for all the taxi services that have positioned such luxurious cars into taxi and traveler services. We met the minister and submitted a great deal of illustration soliciting exemption from the fitment of velocity governors. Still, nothing concrete has come out,” stated Sanjay Samrat, President of Delhi Taxi, Tourist Transporters, and Tour Operators Association.
However, per the resources, the government is actively considering memorandums submitted using the institutions and plans to exempt the necessary hints for overseas-made luxury vehicles. According to the motor car coverage, any commercial automobiles playing on the roads should have fitness certificates issued from the STA. If they do not want that, they can’t run into offerings and may be issued a challan of Rs 5000′ using the enforcement group and site visitors police. Transport officers from STA and Road Transport Office (RTO) also said that many humans and proprietors of such vehicles are coming with the trouble of velocity governors as the device isn’t always to be had for those vehicles due to which high quit motors and SUVs are going through a crisis in getting the health certificate. Moreover, overdue health expenses are also being imposed on these automobiles for default. Consistent with the taxi affiliation, about 10000 such overseas manufactured cars are lying idle in Delhi because of not having mandatory health certificates from the STA.