KL Report


Police on Tuesday recovered 150 Kgs of sugar meant for distribution among public through Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution department in central Kashmir’s Gandebal district.

Acting on a specific information, a police team recovered 150 kgs of Sugar from a Kiryana shop at Haknar area of Gund Kangan.

SHO police station Gund, Manzoor Ahmad while confirming the incident said that, police party today afternoon raided a Shop in Haknar area of Tehsil Gund.

“During the raid, we recovered more than 150 Kgs of sugar,” the SHO said, adding that the sugar was meant to be distributed among general public in the area.

The official said that the owner of the shop namely Ab Gani Bhat son of Ali Muhammad Bhat resident of Haknar is absconding, however a manhunt was launched to nab the accused shopkeeper.

An FIR has been registered in Police Station Gund Kangan vide No. 2/2015 under section 409 , 109  rpc, Essential Commodities Act.

Meanwhile locals alleged that the store-keepers are denying these essential edibles to them as they sell in black market.

They alleged that higher officials of CAPD were hand-in-glove with the store-keepers.


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