Itanagar: Capital police exposed Fuel adulteration network

Capital Police exposed Fuel adulteration network and caught a Tanker red-handed while delivering adulterated 9000 liters of Petroleum Products.


Acting on inputs that adulterated petroleum products are supplied to various petrol pumps in Capital Complex causing serious damages to both government & private vehicles, capital police caught a tanker re-handed while delivering adulterated 9000 liters of petroleum products costing Rs 3,73,824/– at  Rani Sati petrol pump today.

Today on specific input by Buteng Tayeng, Genral secretary of  NEHRO that a Tanker with R/No AS06AC/1846 was arriving at Capital to deliver the adulterated petroleum products, SP alerted his OCs at Banderdewa & Nirjuli and kept a informer at Banderdewa gate.

On arrival of tanker at Banderdewa,  the informer informed the SP who immediately rushed to Naharlagun & formed a team. The tanker stopped at Nani Sati Petrol Pump at Lekhi and was caught red handed by the team of Dy SP CRPF,  T Ashok,  OC Nirjuli PS,  Insp Tadu Hassang, Bengia Nabdo, SI of DFCSO Capital Complex & party while delivering about 9000 litres of adulterated petroleum products in presence of Magistrate Neelam Teji and informer Buteng Tayeng.

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The tanker has been seized and samples collected for further investigation. As per the challan, the Tanker was sent by the Brahmaputra Cracker & Polymer Limited, Lepetkata, Dibrugarh, Assam to proceed to EPC International Pvt Ltd, Rani Nagar Industrial Growth Centre, Patkata, West Bengal but delivered to the Rani Sati PP, today.

The driver, Naxamuddin Shah, aged 27 years and handyman, Jitendra Verma, aged 22 years have been arrested and they have confessed that they have been delivering such tankers earlier also.

The manager of the said petrol pump, Subash Sharma, aged 48 who has also confessed that such adulteration happen quite often in all petrol pumps.

Accordingly, a case vide Njl PS case no 41/2019 us 420/414/407/120B read with Sec 3 PDPP Act has been registered and case is under investigation.


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