T-Series raid yields 1900 CDs, VCDs and MP3s

MUMBAI: In a major swoop that was conducted by Super Cassettes Industries on 19 July in the Lokhandwala area of Andheri, its raiding team led by Leon Joseph and D.K.Naik confiscated over 1880 CDs, DVDs, MP3s of films like Wanted, Ready, Double Dhamaal, Buddhah Hoga Tera Baap, Delhi Belly and Zindagi Na Mileage Dobara among others.

The raid was conducted by the police staff from Oshiwara Police Station, Mumbai, under the supervision of D.C.P. Zone- IX, K.M.M. Prasanna, Sr. P.I. Shri D.K. Raghuwansi, PSI Shri Raut, and two Police Staff.

The accused, Sanjay Bapi Das, has been arrested for further remand and has been booked under the section of the Copyright Act, vide FIR no:- C.R. No- 362/11 and the property confiscated is valued at Rs 218,500. The accused were remanded to Police custody for seven days.

Averred T-Series Creative Head Divya Khosla Kumar, "It is sad that we do not look at piracy as theft. We have to conduct regular raids to safeguard the interest of filmmakers who face tremendous losses due to piracy."

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