Information on Motor Vehicle Counter
Motor Vehicle Verification Counter was started on November 14, 2002 at State Crime Records Bureau, (SCRB), Shillong located in CID (Hqrs) in the office of the Additional Director General of Police, CID, Meghalaya, Shillong, since then SCRB has processed 24,261 Nos. of applications till 22nd January, 2014 and out of those, in 498 cases, motor vehicles were detected as stolen or involved in crime till 22nd January, 2014.
The public need to exercise caution while buying used motor vehicles, by making an application in prescribed form at the Motor Verification counter to know the status of a vehicle by making a payment of Rupees Twenty. This saves the intending buyer of used motor vehicles from the liability of getting involved in cases related to theft.
The Motor Vehicles Verification Counter also provides service to the public who intend to make enquiry about their lost/stolen vehicles to ascertain whether it has been found or recovered anywhere in India.