Petrol pump sealed over adulteration

Srinagar: Authorities on Friday sealed a petrol pump for selling adulterated fuel in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Acting on public complaints, a joint team of police and CAPD department led by Assistant Director Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD) Pulwama, Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, sealed Malik Filing Station near Gangoo in Pulwama after finding out that the petrol being sold there was adulterated.
“The petrol had water added to and accordingly the filling station was sealed under relevant sections of law,” a police official told GNS.
When contacted Wani confirmed to a local news agency GNS that the petrol pump was sealed over adulteration.
“As per initial investigations the petrol was found contaminated. However, the samples have been taken under the supervision of a magistrate and sent for analysis for further confirmation”, he said, adding that drive against adulteration will continue in the district.