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Shopkeeper held for selling petrol illegally on exorbitant rates

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Baramulla: Police on Thursday arrested a shopkeeper involved in selling fuel on exorbitant rates at Palhallan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla.

The shopkeeper was arrested at a time when the Srinagar-Jammu highway blockade for five consecutive days led to the fuel crises in the Valley.

A police official said that the shopkeeper identified as Mehraj u Din Mir son of Ghulam Mohi u Din Mir of Tantraypora Palhallan was arrested for selling petrol and diesel on higher rates, while 187 litters of petrol and diesel have been also recovered from the shop.

Meanwhile, a case under sections of Essential Commodities & Petroleum Act has been registered in Police Station Pattan and investigations have been set into motion.

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