Mansa police raided pesticide shops.
Barnala- District Mansa police raided two shops of pesticides in a local market and attempted to arrest the shopkeepers, but both the shops were closed due to which the shopkeeper was escaped from police. Both these shops were sealed by the team of agriculture department which came with the police. On receiving the notice of the action, trade body chairman Anil Bansal Nana and Prestsides Union president Dhiraj Kumar Daddahur reached the spot, which also discuss the matter with police and agriculture department officials. Merchant leaders said that the police has registered a case on shopkeepers without further investigation. On this occasion, President of the Revolutionary Trade Negro Neeraj Jindal also raised slogans against Mansa Police and Agriculture Department officials.Police inspector of Joga police station of Mansa, Ajay Kumar told that the police arrested Bhai Bhushan Kumar, son of Dya Ram Mansa, and recovered 75-liter expire pesticide from him. During the interrogation, he told the police that expired products purchased from two shops in Barnala, on the basis of which he registered a case against the two shopkeepers, whom he had come to arrest today. Due to flee away of shopkeepers, the Agriculture Department sealed the two shops.A policeman from Mansa said that due to whitefly attack on the cotton in district Mansa, there was considerable damage to the cotton crop, on basis of thet , the police have recovered the expired pesticides. Trade Minister Anil Bansal Nana said that the police has registered a case against innocent shopkeepers at the instance of the accused whereas the police did not conduct any investigation of the shopkeepers.
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