Cuttack: Police on Tuesday conducted raid on an edible oil manufacturing unit and seized containers filled with fake edible oil near Jagatpur truck terminal in Cuttack district. One person was arrested in this connection.
The accused was identified as Anandi Charan Behera, the owner of the manufacturing unit.
Acting on a tip-off, police conducted raid on an edible oil manufacturing unit. During search operation, more than 100 containers filled with adulterated edible oil were seized from the spot. The police also seized different packets of branded oil labels such as Ruchi Gold, Chakadola, Ganesh and Laxmi.
According to police, the gang used to procure low quality oil and used to adulterate it with branded edible oil. The gang then used to supply the same oil to different wholesalers and retailers in the city.