14000 litres of kerosene like substance seized, one held

Jammu: Samba Police seized 14000 litres of kerosene like substance which was being smuggled in two oil tankers of same number at Pallah Morh under the jurisdiction of Police Station Samba Samba.

Reports said that  Police on receipt of reliable information during the night intervening of today conducted raid at Pallah Morh Samba where 02 Oil Tankers of same Registration Number PB08AT-3135 were parked but on seeing the Police Party, the drivers of both the vehicles tried to flee from the spot but due to swift action by the Police team, driver of one of the oil tanker namely Harjeet Singh S/O Tarlook Singh R/O Jallandhar Punjab was nabbed whereas the driver of another oil tanker managed to escape from the spot. On search of the both the oil tankers, about 14000 litres of Kerosene like chemical was found. Thereafter, Naib Tehsildar Samba was called on spot and samples of the said substance from both the oil tankers were got collected and sent to FSL for its examination. Both the Oil Tankers have been seized by the Police and a Case under FIR No. 29/2016 u/s 420 RPC, 3/7 Essential Commodities Act was registered at Police Station Samba and investigation started.

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