Press Esc to close
Monday 01 May 2017
News updated at 11:59 PM IST

Adulterated petrol seized in Mulbagal

Mulbagal, March 25 2012, DHNS: 23:54 IST
In a surprise raid conducted by the Kolar SP Ram Nivas Sapat’s team, adulterated petrol worth Rs 35 lakh, which was stored in a farmhouse, on the outskirts of the town, was seized on Sunday morning.

Acting on a tip-off, Sapat along with the DCIB police raided the farmhouse belonging to Nazeer, a resident of V Guttahalli in the taluk, at around 3 am. The culprits , however, fled from the spot.

As many as 150 barrels of petrol along with a tanker containing petro-chemicals was seized. Apart from this, a lorry, three MUVs and a two-wheeler was also seized.

Police said that Afzal of Mulbagal, Musafir of Kolar ( Clock Tower area) and Moula, a resident of Hosakote were involved in the production and supply of adulterated petrol.

The culprits who brought unadulterated petrol in a tanker from Bangalore, which was stored in barrels. They later filled the tanker with kerosene-mixed petrol and supplied them to many petrol pumps, said police who added that the culprits were involved in the illegal activity for quite some years now.

The police team comprised SP Ram Nivas Sapat, DCIB Inspector Lakshmaiah and staff.Mulbagal DySP Govindaiah, Inspector Shivakumar and PSI Srinivas visited the spot.

A case has been registered.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Laborers carrying bricks at a brick factory on the eve of International labour day on the outskirts.

Laborers carrying bricks at a brick factory on the eve of International labour day on the outskirts.

A laborer carries a sack of grain at a market on the eve of International labour day, in Bikaner...

A laborer carries a sack of grain at a market on the eve of International labour day, in Bikaner...

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, left, and Microsoft founder Bill Gates, right, celebrate...

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, left, and Microsoft founder Bill Gates, right, celebrate...

A decorated home at Bhilar village, India's first 'village of books' where Around 15,000 books...

A decorated home at Bhilar village, India's first 'village of books' where Around 15,000 books...

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh during a promotional event, in Mumbai on Saturday...

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh during a promotional event, in Mumbai on Saturday...

An elephant calf gets a shower on a hot summer day at Anna National Zoological Park, in Chennai...

An elephant calf gets a shower on a hot summer day at Anna National Zoological Park, in Chennai...

Indian team celebrates their win over New Zealand in their second match at the 26th Sultan Azlan...

Indian team celebrates their win over New Zealand in their second match at the 26th Sultan Azlan...

An albino peacock displays its feathers on a hot summer day at Anna National Zoological Park...

An albino peacock displays its feathers on a hot summer day at Anna National Zoological Park...

A helicopter carrying the body of famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck arrives at Teaching Hospital...

A helicopter carrying the body of famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck arrives at Teaching Hospital...

A security person keeps tight vigil as the vehicles loaded with official documents moving toward...

A security person keeps tight vigil as the vehicles loaded with official documents moving toward...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.