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Illegal kerosene seized in Brahmavar

Illegal kerosene seized in Brahmavar

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, June 9, 2016: It is reported that a team of officials from the Food and Civil Supplies, Revenue and Police Department raided a chemical industrial unit at Brahmavar and seized 3,420 litres of kerosene illegally stocked there.

Illegal kerosene seized in Brahmavar

Yogishwar, Deputy Director of Food and Civil Supplies, on June 8, Wednesday said that acting on a tip-off, the team had raided the unit and found that 3,420 litres of kerosene had been stored in 15 big and two small barrels.

A half HP motor and some pipes were being used to mix chemicals and convert this kerosene into white kerosene. Turpentine oil too was seized.

Since the storage of kerosene was illegal, a case had been registered at the Brahmavar police station and another case had been booked under the Essential Commodities Act.

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Anand Rao, Bangalore Thu, June-9-2016, 12:23
The lack of fear against law and order is the cause for illegal business. Thanks for putting an end to such . There are so many o such going on.
Harshavardhan, Jeppu manglore Thu, June-9-2016, 12:11
The greed and the craze to become rich in no time tempt them to such business.
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