130 bags of CAPD flour seized
STATE TIMES NEWS
UDAHMPUR: Police seized 130 bags of Govt. CAPD flour which was supposed to be distributed to the general public of far flung areas of Tehsil Latti and the villagers of Cheri Sail, Udhampur on government subsidised rates and arrested all the accused involved in this illegal nexus.
Reports said that Police on a tip off, registered a case of black-marketing of Govt. CAPD Ration meant for distribution among the general public of the far flung areas of Tehsil Latti and the villagers of Cheri Sail, Udhampur. It was reported that the availability of some bags of Govt. CAPD flour in Mahajan Flour Mill, Battal Ballian, Udhampur. A Special Investigation Team was constituted by SSP Udhampur led by SHO of Police Station Udhampur and In-Charge Police Post Roun and some other members.
Accordingly a massive hunt was launched to apprehend all the culprits including Govt. Officials involved in this illegal nexus.
Police teams conducted raids in Mahajan Flour Mill, Battal Ballian, Udhampur and all other suspected places of Udhampur and Latti and arrested number of suspects involved in this case. During the questioning of these suspects, it came to light that about 130 bags of CAPD flour, which were meant to be supplied to the villagers of far flung areas of Tehsil Latti and Cheri Sail, Udhampur on subsidised rates, were illegally sold to one Anil Gupta son of Uttam Chand Gupta resident of Ward No. 15, Shakti Nagar Udhampur, owner of Mahajan Floor Mill by two drivers in connivance with the store keeper of Latti and dealer of Cheri Sial, Udhampur. All 130 bags of the Govt. CAPD flour was seized on the spot.
Records of CAPD Store Latti and CAPD dealer Cheri Sial have been seized which are being scrutinized. Police is also working on the involvement of some other CAPD officials and touts in this Case. In this connection, a Case FIR No. 359/2016 under section 3/7 Essential Commodities Act, 409/RPC dated 06/11/2016 stands registered at Police Station Udhampur and all the involved criminals have been arrested. Further investigation of the case is going on.