Barwani: Case registered for selling expired ice creams at night, 1 detained

At 8 pm on Thursday, police saw that a person was opening and closing the shutter of a shop - Kamal Book Stall - while selling products to the customers.

FP News ServiceUpdated: Friday, June 11, 2021, 04:30 PM IST
article-image
Representative Pic |
Seized ice cream packets
Ice cream pack with  manufacturing date

Barwani (Madhya Pradesh): Under the state-wide drive against selling expired edible products, Barwani police station incharge Rajesh Yadav and his team acted on the information of a informer on Thursday and took action against a person selling expired ice creams.

Police station incharge Rajesh Yadav and his team reached Kachehri Road at 8 pm on Thursday and saw that a person was opening and closing the shutter of a shop - Kamal Book Stall - while selling products to the customers.

Police team grabbed him and on questioning, he identified himself as Dhruv Kumavat, 30, resident of Kachehri Road. When the police checked his shop from inside, 6 packets containing expired ice creams were found. When he was asked why he was flouting corona guidelines and selling goods at 8 pm, he was unable to give satisfactory answer.

The police then brought him to the police station along with the expired ice cream packets and registered a case against him. Madhya Pradesh government has passed Criminal Law Amendment Act on March 9, 2021, in which by incorporation of Section 273 A, a provision has been made that the sellers of expired food and beverages will be punished with 5 years of imprisonment and up to a fine of

Rs 100000. Police station incharge Rajesh Yadav said action will continue against such sellers.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

5th Test: Cheteshwar Pujara scores gritty 50 as India reach 125-3 against England on Day 3 to lead...

5th Test: Cheteshwar Pujara scores gritty 50 as India reach 125-3 against England on Day 3 to lead...

Warm-up match: All-round Harshal Patel stars in India's 10-run victory over Northamptonshire

Warm-up match: All-round Harshal Patel stars in India's 10-run victory over Northamptonshire

Mumbai: Wife gets anticipatory bail in cash-for-job scam

Mumbai: Wife gets anticipatory bail in cash-for-job scam

Speaker’s Election: Ruling & Opposition members take dig against each other

Speaker’s Election: Ruling & Opposition members take dig against each other

ED summons former Mumbai CP Sanjay Pandey in connection with NSE co-location scam

ED summons former Mumbai CP Sanjay Pandey in connection with NSE co-location scam