Luxury car and limo hire company facing investigation over insurance
A luxury car and limo rental firm, co owned by Manchester City footballer, Vincent Kompany, is being put under the spotlight by Greater Manchester Police after they found a number of issues with the vehicles and the drivers after carrying out a spot check on five vehicles back in May.
The Manchester city skipper owns 300 out of the 900 shares of Elite Limousines VIP Protection Services which regularly chauffeurs a high volume of players and officials from the football club. The 600 other shares are split equally between Mohammed Fayaz Hussain and Alyas Hussain making all three, including Kompany, equal partners in the firm.
Elite Limousines were in the process of chauffeuring a number of players and officials to City’s ground back in May when the Great Manchester police stopped the vehicle to carry out routine checks.
The authorities found a number of issues and now co-owner of the company, Mohammed Fayaz Hussain is due in Manchester Magistrates Court later this month standing accused of three counts of employing an unlicensed driver, five charges of using a motor vehicle without third party insurance, five counts of using a private hire vehicle without correctly displayed plate or tax disc information and one count of withholding information in order to obtain motor insurance.
Elite Limousines boasts an enviable fleet of luxury vehicles at its disposal including a Mercedes S Class, Rolls Royce Phantom, Chrysler limo, Hummer H2 limousine, Lincoln Navigator and Bentley Flying Spur amongst others.