Sambalpur, Jan 17: The police on Sunday arrested two businessmen for their alleged involvement in a fake detergent powder manufacturing unit in the district.
The arrested have been identified as Naresh Agarwal and Asish Agarwal.
A fake detergent powder manufacturing unit was busted at Nuapada under Ainthapali police limits on Saturday. During raid 25,000 Surf Excel packets were seized from the unit, said police.
Police also arrested a person, identified as Ashish Agarwal, in this connection.
Police raided the unit after a seized packet was tested as duplicate in the laboratory.
The company was counterfeiting the label of Hindustan Unilever’s detergent brand Surf Excel and supplying duplicate detergent packets to the market, said police.