Yusuf Shariff, who was within the information for being the brand new proprietor of the Rolls Royce Phantom that was beforehand owned by Amitabh Bachchan seized by Bengaluru RTO for street tax violation, has cleared out the suspense for the explanation why he hadn’t transferred the car in his identify.
A distinguished scrap supplier from Bengaluru, Shariff mentioned that the insurance coverage cash on the Rolls Royce Phantom was pending for 3 months, which is why he didn’t need to personal the automotive for a very long time. As he was searching for promoting the automotive once more, he kept away from re-registering the Phantom in his identify. If he had registered the automotive in his identify, he would have grow to be the second proprietor of the automotive, and the brand new proprietor would have been its third proprietor. It might have introduced the asking worth of the Phantom down. Thus, he determined to not switch the automotive in his identify for saving the lack of cash, because of the switch and that of insurance coverage.
Rolls Royce was seized not too long ago
In a particular drive carried out by Bengaluru RTO within the UB Metropolis not too long ago, a white-coloured Rolls Royce Phantom, together with six different premium vehicles, was seized, as a consequence of inadequate paperwork. The automotive was beforehand owned by Amitabh Bachchan, who himself obtained this automotive as a present from a famend movie producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra in 2007. Again then, the bottom worth of a Rolls Royce Phantom was Rs 3.5 crore.
After utilizing it for a couple of years, Mr Bachchan offered this automotive to Bengaluru-based Umrah Builders, a agency owned by Yusuf Shariff. Other than Phantom, Umrah Builders additionally owns different premium vehicles in Mysuru. On the time of inspection, the particular person driving the Phantom confirmed the paperwork to the officers, which turned out to be faux. When summoned by Bengaluru RTO, Shariff did not submit the unique switch paperwork.
Popularly often called ‘Gujari Babu’ in his enterprise circuits, Yusuf Shariff began his scrap enterprise in Kolar, Karnataka and constructed his property by buying worthwhile properties and equipment from the federal government in public auctions. As a result of his potential as a top-rated funder, he not too long ago obtained the MLC ballot ticket with the assistance of MLA Zamir Ahmed Khan, an in depth aide of former chief minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah.
Not transferring the possession is prohibited
Not transferring automotive possession to the brand new proprietor is prohibited in India and may trigger penalties. On this age of digital challans, the authorities ship the challan to the registered proprietor on-line. If the switch of possession doesn’t happen, it signifies that the earlier proprietor will get the challan. Additionally, in case of any criminal activity executed with the automotive, the registered automotive proprietor is held accountable. This is the reason it is very important switch the possession of the car to the brand new proprietor as quickly because the automotive is offered.