J&K : Man held with 160 illegally dumped domestic gas cylinders


Police on Saturday said that they have seized around 160 illegally dumped domestic LPG gas cylinders from a possession of a man in Soura area of Srinagar.

An official said that the police received an information about an illegal storage/dumping of domestic gas cylinders in the residential area of Hassan-ul-Banant at 90 ft Road Soura near Masjid Muslim.

“On this information, Police party of Police Station Soura comprising SI Sheikh Adil (SHO P/S Soura) headed by SDPO Hazratbal Rameez Rashid Bhat raided the said location and recovered 160 gas cylinders,” he said.

A case under FIR no 32 /2018 U/S 285 RPC r/w 23 Petroleum Act was registered in police station Soura and investigation was taken up.



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