187 litters of petrol, diesel recovered, case registered: Police
BARAMULLA: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday arrested a shopkeeper involved in selling fuel at exorbitant rates at Palhallan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla.
The shopkeeper was arrested at a time when the Srinagar-Jammu highway blockade for five consecutive days led to the fuel crises in the Valley.
A Police official said that a shopkeeper namely Mehraj u Din Mir son of Ghulam Mohi u Din Mir of Tantraypora Palhallan was arrested for selling petrol and diesel at higher rates, while 187 litters of petrol and diesel have been also recovered from the shop.
Meanwhile, a case under sections of the Essential Commodities & Petroleum Act has been registered in Police Station Pattan and investigations have been set into motion—(KNO)