Police today said it seized 189 hoarded LPG cylinders from Hawal area here in Downtown.
“On a credible input regarding illegal dumping of cooking gas cylinders inside residential premises of Gowhar Ali Sheikh resident of Hawal raided the spot. Officers from the local police unit under the supervision of SDPO Hazratbal seized 189 cooking gas cylinders from the premises,” police spokesperson said in a statement.
“Accordingly case FIR No. 06/2019 under section 3/7 EC Act R/W 23 Petroleum Act stands registered in police station Zadibal and investigation has been initiated. Police will be acting tough against the hoarders and black marketers for creating imbalances in the market supplies,” the statement said.