The Fraud and Misappropriation wing of the Central Crime Branch raided a garments factory which was allegedly manufacturing and selling fake branded garments to shops across the city. Acting on a tip-off, a team of officials raided Panchajanya Garment Factory and its godown in J.P. Nagar and Tavarekere and confiscated apparels worth Rs. 1.4 crore.

The police found the factory palming off local apparels as upmarket brands like Van Heusen, Arrow, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Polo and Louis Philippe.

The police arrested factory owner Akshay Kumar (34).