Police unearths ration scam in Srinagar, accused held
Srinagar: Police on Wednesday unearthed a major ration scam and arrested the accused who would repack the food stuff meant for government supply and sell it in ‘rebranded’ packets.
Officials said that they have arrested one accused from Srinagar’s Bemina area and identified him as Bilal Ahmad Nath R/o Bilal Colony Bemina.
“He was selling rice (govt supply) after repacking the same in fake Apple Brand bags,” officials said, adding that they had received the complaint on January 15.
Police raided the place and arrested the accused and seized 74 bags of rice (govt supply) and two bags of (atta) flour.
The police said that an FIR No 13/2019 at P/S Parimpora u/s 409,420,120b RPC was registered and investigation taken up.