Staff Reporter

ADILABAD: Adilabad District Consumer Forum on Thursday ordered M/S Tirumala Motor Credit Finance, Bellampalli, to refund Rs. 44,844 earlier remitted by complainant Bairi Rajaiah in the shape of 15 monthly instalments towards purchase of a motorcycle. The finance unit was also asked to pay Rs. 20,000 as compensation for mental agony caused to the complainant. Rajaiah had sought compensation based on the complaint that though he had remitted nearly Rs. 45,000 against the cost of motorcycle of Rs. 46,380, he was asked by the company to pay Rs. 17,500 more. When he failed to pay the demanded amount, the motorcycle was seized by the finance unit. Forum president P. Tirupathi Reddy asked the defendant to keep the motorcycle .