Staff Reporter

Officials raid the ANL Parcel Service storage godown

GUNTUR: Department of Agriculture officials on Thursday raided the ANL Parcel Service storage godown at NTR Bus Stand here and confiscated 81 bottles of Calixin (Tridemorph chemical) that arrived from Warangal.

The consignment was sent by some unknown persons from Warangal. No address of either the consignee or the consignor was written on it.

Urban Agriculture Officer V. Vani Sri, on receiving information, raided the premises and took possession of all the bottles.

She said that the samples would be sent to Coding Centre in Hyderabad to determine if these were genuine pesticides or fake ones.

The value of the consignment was estimated at Rs. 32,000.

She said all transporters were repeatedly warned not to take goods without bills or consignor's name and address.