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Plastics unit raided in Bangalore


The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) health team, on Thursday, raided a plastics manufacturing unit and seized more than 100 tonnes of plastic that was less than 40 microns in thickness.

According to a press release here, the team led by BBMP’s Chief Health Officer raided Malang Polimers on Andrahalli Main Road in Peenya Industrial Area that comes under Dasarahalli zone. The team imposed a fine of Rs. 25 lakh on the manufacturer, besides issuing a notice to seal the unit and direct the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company to disconnect the power supply immediately.

Warning

BBMP Commissioner Siddaiah, in a release, has warned plastic units against manufacturing plastic that is less than 40 microns in thickness.

In this context, manufacturing has also been banned, the release added.





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