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Food department employees assessing the recovered goods.
- The team led by the Additional District Magistrate raided
- The Commerce Tax Department was also involved in the investigation.
In Jalaun, Uttar Pradesh, the administration and the police team took major action against those making illegal gutkha. The team of the district administration and the food department raided the gutkha factory located in different areas of Orai and recovered goods worth Rs 60 lakh, including gutkha, supari and other materials being prepared in 4 warehouses. During this time three warehouses have been seized. Sample filled and sent for testing. Also, the Commerce Tax Department has also been involved in the investigation.
Food department personnel investigating on the spot.
Two brands of gutkha and raw material recovered
SDM Orai Satendra Kumar and the Food Department team led by Additional District Magistrate Pramil Kumar Singh on Thursday raided 4 different places including the bus stand and law college of Orai town of Jalaun. During this time, the team recovered a large quantity of Ganesh and Mahadev brand gutkha on the spot. During this time, samples of pan masala, aromatic scoopies, powders used in pan masala etc. are being prepared. Along with this, many Kuntal Supadi, prepared Ganesh gutkha, Mahadev pan masala have been recovered from the spot.
The district administration immediately sealed the goods and filled all the samples and sent them for examination. The value of the goods recovered by raiding the district administration is being reported as Rs 60 lakhs. However, during this period, the illegal businessman absconded.
The factory has been sewed.
The interrogation of laborers in custody
Deputy Collector Satyendra Kumar said that information in this regard has been given to the Commerce Department. Also, departmental action will be taken after the report of the sampling that has been done. He said that the laborers working inside the factory have been detained. Those who are being questioned, who was this gutka? He informed that this campaign is being conducted from time to time and action is being taken against those who do illegal work.