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Diesel seized in Jajpur, one held

22/06/2021 at 11:02 AM

Chandikhol, June 22: At least 200litres of diesel was seized by Dharmasala police from a cabin on NH-53 near Aruha chowk in Jajpur district and also arrested a person in this regards.

Sources said, it was learnt that diesel has been extracted from various oil tankers at low prices and sold at a high price. The driver of the oil tanker and the oil trader were involved in the sale of diesel illegal.

Tiped-off regarding diesel smuggling, a police team raided the cabin and seized 200litres of diesel.

Earlier, police raided and seized diesel at Srirampur localities.

The police have started interrogating in this matter and attempting to trace out other people involved in smuggling of diesel.

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