Pay up Rs 100 crore today or face seizure: NGT tells Volkswagen India

The green tribunal had, last year, fined the carmaker Rs 100 crore for the presence of defeat devices in their vehicles


The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday came down heavily on Volkswagen (VW) India for failing to deposit the Rs 100-crore fine it had imposed on the carmaker last year and asked the company to deposit the same by 5 pm on Friday.  If the company fails to deposit the said amount with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) by Friday, the NGT said it would order the arrest of the carmaker’s country managing director (MD) and order seizure of its properties in India. The risk of the carmaker’s MD being arrested and its properties in the country being seized ...