33 domestic LPG cylinders seized, accused arrested


SRINAGAR: Police Station Sumbal received specific information through reliable sources that one person namely Farooq Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Nabi Wani resident of Shadipora Sumbal has hoarded domestic LPG Gas cylinders in his courtyard in order to sell them on exorbitant rates to general public.
On receiving this information, a police party from Police Station Sumbal led by SHO PS Sumbal under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal raided the said location. During search, officers were able to seize 33 domestic LPG Gas cylinders and subsequently arrested the accused person involved in the commission of crime. He has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Preliminary investigation reveals that that the accused person was selling the domestic LPG gas cylinders to the general public of the area on exorbitant rates taking the advantage of the lockdown.
Accordingly, a case FIR No. 57/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sumbal and investigation into the matter has been initiated.