Dilip Chhabria, Founder of ‘DC Designs’ Arrested: Here Are The Details!

Dilip Chhabria, the founder of DC Design studio has been arrested by the Mumbai Police. The Crime Investigation Unit of the Mumbai Crime Branch arrested Chhabria, after a case of cheating and forgery was filed against him.

Dilip Chhabria Arrested: Founder Of ‘DC Designs’ Arrested Over Charges Of Cheating & Forgery

The police department also seized his DC Avanti which now has been parked at the police impound yard in Mumbai. As per reports, Dilip Chhabria has been booked under Sections 420, 465,467,468, 471, 170 (B) and 34 under the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Dilip Chhabria Arrested: Founder Of ‘DC Designs’ Arrested Over Charges Of Cheating & Forgery

However, the exact details of the case are yet to be disclosed by the police. Reports state that a complaint was filed against Chhabria 10 days back, with the arrest and the seizing of his car, being a direct result of that complaint.

Dilip Chhabria Arrested: Founder Of ‘DC Designs’ Arrested Over Charges Of Cheating & Forgery

DC2 as it is currently called is one of India's biggest car modification studios. Previously called DC Designs, the automotive design studio offers a wide range of car modifications, conversion kits and styling changes to a number of cars in the Indian market.

Dilip Chhabria Arrested: Founder Of ‘DC Designs’ Arrested Over Charges Of Cheating & Forgery

Over the years, the design studio has also modified and converted cars for many high-profile customers including Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Madhuri Dixit. However, the design studio exploded into the scene when they launched the DC Avanti - said to be India's first sports car.

Dilip Chhabria Arrested: Founder Of ‘DC Designs’ Arrested Over Charges Of Cheating & Forgery

The DC Avanti sports car was powered by a 2.0-litre engine borrowed from Honda. The engine produced 250bhp of power output and was mated to a manual gearbox. DC even announced its successor, the TCA which was showcased at the Auto Expo. However, the DC TCA plan was put on hold indefinitely later.

Dilip Chhabria Arrested: Founder Of ‘DC Designs’ Arrested Over Charges Of Cheating & Forgery

DC2 also provides interior lounge kits for a number of models in the Indian market. This includes Mahindra XUV500, Renault Dusters and the most popular Toyota Innova Crysta. Recently, DC2 even unveiled lounge conversion kits for the premium Kia Carnival MPV as well.

Dilip Chhabria Arrested: Founder Of ‘DC Designs’ Arrested Over Charges Of Cheating & Forgery

Thoughts On Dilip Chhabria Being Arrested

There is little to no details currently as to the main reason for Dilip Chhabria's arrest. The Mumbai police are yet to release an official statement, mentioning the details of the complaint and the case registered. So stay tuned as we will update you on the same as and when updates are released.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, December 29, 2020, 16:24 [IST]
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