3 Indian-origin men jailed for making fake designer clothes

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London: Two Indian-origin brothers and their father have been jailed for manufacturing fake designer garments under international brand names like Adidas and Nike in UK’s British city of Leicester. Company director and principal offender Kuldip Singh was sentenced this week to 23 months and banned from holding company directorship for five years. His father Shinderpal Singh and brother Sarbjit Singh were each jailed for 11 months. The trio admitted offences under the 1994 Trade Mark Act between October 2010 and August 2011. More than 100,000 fake T-shirts, hooded tops and tracksuit bottoms were seized, bearing 27 brand names including Adidas, Nike, Hugo Boss, Lacoste and Diesel.