LPG cylinders seized in raid

Staff Correspondent

KOLAR: A team led by Malur tahsildar Raghavendra seized eight domestic LPG cylinders that had been sold illegally for commercial purposes at Lakkur in Malur taluk on Wednesday.

Acting on a complaint by the public, the team raided some hotels and bakeries and seized the cylinders.

The team also found that kerosene was being sold in the black market and adulterated petrol marketed in the area. Legal action would be initiated against the accused, the tahsildar said.

People had complained to the authorities that while about 300 LPG cylinders were being supplied daily to the dealer in the town, only 200 were distributed to the customers.

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