Police cracks whip on hoarders, 189 cooking gas cylinders recovered in raid
Srinagar: Police on Wednesday said that they raided various hoarders and black marketers for withholding the supply of essential items in the city.
Srinagar police said that on a credible input regarding the illegal dumping of cooking gas cylinders inside the residential premises of Gowhar Ali Sheikh son of Ali Mohd Sheikh resident of Hawal raided the spot.
“Officers from the local police unit under the supervision of SDPO Hazratbal recovered and seized 189 cooking gas cylinders from the residential premises,” he said.
Accordingly case FIR No. 06/2019 under section 3/7 EC Act R/W 23 Petroleum Act stands registered in Police Station Zadibal and investigation has been initiated.
Police will be acting tough against the hoarders and black marketers for creating imbalances in the market supplies.