Publish Date: | Thu, 14 Oct 2021 03:46 PM (IST)
Indore, Naidunia Representative, Indore Crime News. Indore Police sold fake petrol and diesel to the general public The gang, which cheated and caused loss of crores of rupees of revenue to the government, has been exposed. Kishanganj Police sealed the petrol pump and Shivam Industries, which mixed petrol and diesel. Five tankers transporting fake petrol and diesel have also been seized. Police has filed Section 420 against Shivam Industries owner Rakesh father Tarachand Agarwal resident of Vandana Nagar, operator Chandraprakash father Chintaman Pandey resident of village Udayarpur DP police station Khutahan district Zonepur Hall, Pithampur, tanker driver Suresh father Shyamlal Kushwaha resident Choti Khudail, Vijay Kumar Mundra resident Piplyarao And a case has been registered under 120B Bhadvi and Section 3/7 of the Essential Commodities Act.
The Kishanganj police had received information that the general public is being cheated by adulteration and fraudulent manner at the MP Bombay Auto Petrol-Diesel Pump in village Umaria located on Mhow Road and tax evasion is being done to the government. The police reached the spot and checked the four compartments of the tanker number MP-09-HJ-9027 unloading in the ground tank. When the suspect driver Suresh’s father Shyamlal Kushwaha was strictly interrogated, he accepted the adulteration. The Food Department seized different samples from all the places in the presence of the police. After interrogating the driver, the police questioned the operator of Shivam Industries, Chandraprakash Pandey, father Chintaman Pandey, resident of Pithampur Sector-3, Udaipur DP Khutahan district, Jonpur, he also accepted that the factory in Suresh Kushwaha’s tanker at the behest of owner Rakesh Agarwal resident of Indore. Hydrocarbon, a chemical that looks and works like petrol and diesel.
This is how fake petrol-diesel is made
During interrogation, it has been found that fuel oil, mixed hexagon, C-09, pentane and rubber process oil are procured from Mumbai and Hazira at Shivam Industries. All these hydrocarbons are mixed in different proportions in the mixing machine to make such that it looks exactly like petrol and diesel and also works like them. The product which is used as petrol after mixing is sold by Shivam Industries as low flue oil and the mixture which can be used in place of diesel is called rubber process oil and in addition the mixture used by pesticide companies is called Mix C- Also known as 09. On a search of the factory, more than a dozen tanks with a capacity of thousands of liters were found above and inside the ground. Hydrocarbons were found in five tanks. The police arrested the accused. On the instructions of DIG Manish Kapuria, SP (West) Maheshchandra Jain, under the leadership of Additional Superintendent of Police Puneet Gehlod, Kishanganj police station in-charge Shashikant Chaurasia, Principal constable Mukesh Nagar, Yogesh Raghuvanshi, Munnalal Yadav took this action. SP Maheshchand Jain announced a cash reward for the team.
Greed came in the mind of the owner
Police have come to know that Rakesh Agarwal, owner of Shivam Industries, had obtained license permit from the competent authority to heat the boiler of Mixture Construction and Manufacturing Unit and sell it as furnace fuel, but due to the increased prices of petrol and diesel, he was in his mind. I got greedy and started selling adulterated petrol and diesel from their pumps to the general public in connivance with Vijay Mundra and other petrol pump owners to earn more profit.