Man held with 1,000 liters of diesel for black-marketing



JAMMU: Police on Saturday seized five barrels containing 1,000 liters of diesel and arrested an accused.
As per details, a party from Police Station Kanachak laid Naka near Hanuman temple at about 1815 hours and intercepted a Bolero Pick-up (JK02CL /9347) driven by Ram Paul, son of Manu Ram, resident of Kanachak Camp, which was coming from Jammu towards Lalyal. During checking of vehicle, police found it laden with five drums filled with 1,000 liters of diesel without any permission and authorization. The accused was transporting diesel for illegal sale in the market at exorbitant rates.
He was arrested and FIR No 72/2021 U/S 3/7 Essential Commodities Act has been registered against him at Police Station Kanachak and investigation of the case has been taken up by SHO Kanachak Vishav Partap Singh under supervision of SDPO Domana Kosheen Koul and SP Rural, Sanjay Sharma.