Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Commissioner’s Task Force (North) arrested a man who was allegedly selling adulterated ghee on Sunday, August 20. The police seized 45 kg of contraband from his possession.
Acting on a tip-off, the police team raided a store of Muthu Naveen,28, at Monda Market.
According to the police Naveen was mixing dalda cooking oil with ground nut oil and preparing a combination then selling it to customers branding it as pure ghee.
“While pure ghee is priced at Rs. 700 a kg in the market, he sold the adulterated combination at Rs. 500 a kg convincing that he was a wholesale dealer and cheated people,” said the Task Force officials.
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Subsequently, the Commissioner’s Task Force handed over the accused along with the property to the Monda Market police station for further action.