Staff Reporter

Stock of empty cylinders far less than entered in the stock register

Action follow-up on info gathered from a raid on Thursday

GUNTUR: Regional Vigilance and Enforcement sleuths on Friday seized Santha Enterprises, an HP gas dealer at Arundelpet after the irregularities over unauthorized sale of gas cylinders was brought to light.

According to Regional Vigilance S.P P.J. Vijayakar, the gas dealer was found to have stock of empty cylinder far less that what was entered in the stock register. The gas dealer was supposed to have 673 empty cylinders, but he has in possession only 365 cylinders.

A joint team comprising Vigilance personnel and Civil Supplies department personnel conducted checks on the shop following information gathered from a raid on Thursday, in which 30 cylinders were seized. When the team verified the sale receipts and stock register, the variation was found in the number of empty cylinder, the S.P added.