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Man held for making fake deodorants

Posted on Oct 04, 10:09PM | UNI

Police arrested one person for manufacturing fake deodorants and body sprays using a popular brand name and seized Rs six lakh worth of duplicate sprays from him.

A police release here said as per the instructions of Mr Pradeep V Philip ADGP, Crime, and direct supervision of Ms Shanthi, Superintendent of Police, NIB-CID, in-charge of Video Piracy cell, a special team was formed today, acting on a complaint from Hindustan Unilever Limited.

The team raided the premises of one Wahab, involved in manufacturing duplicate deodarant sprays, arrested him and seized sprays worth Rs six lakh.

He was sent to judicial remand.

In the complaint, the company demanded legal action against Wahab for manufacturing and selling duplicate Hindustan Unilever and other foreign brand deodarants and cheating the public, thereby causing loss to the company.