17 December 2019
Jajpur: In a raid conducted by Jajpur Police today at a spurious wheat flour factory at Debidwar area here, over 50 packets of spurious flour were seized. The main accused Keshab Chandra Pani was arrested.
The Police also seized several loose packets of named brands. Keshab had several flour mills in the Debidwar area and he used to pack normal wheat flour into branded flour pouches, said Police.
One wheat flour company called ‘Parivar’ had hired Always Detective Company, a private detective agency, after getting information of this deceit. Rajesh Bharti, the private detective who investigated said, “We made a detailed investigation and after finding proof, gave a written complaint to Jajpur Police. They lodged an FIR and immediately took action.”
Apprising on the matter, Jajpur PS IIC Ashish Kumar Sahoo said, “We acted based on the FIR and raided the spurious flour factory. We have taken the prime accused Keshab Chandra Pani was arrested and seized about 50 packed packets of the spurious flour. We also seized several loose packets of 3 different brands in which the flour was put and sold.”
The Jajpur Police will soon forward the accused to court. Meanwhile, a probe is underway to weed out any other people, if involved.