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Illegal supply of fuel detected at Muktsar, Bathinda

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

A team of Food and Civil Supplies department today detected the illegal supply of at Muktsar and Bathinda, other than the authorized points of sale, flouting norms.

The department launched a crackdown after Food Supplies received a complaint alleging that fuel tankers were being loaded from Satpal Traders fuelling station in Gidderbaha, Muktsar which were further sent to fuel stations in against norms, according to press release.

Rakesh Singla, controller, said the fuel was being supplied at fuel pump of located on Bathinda-Mansa road.

He said that Satpal Traders have violated the norms of Motor Spirit and High Speed Diesel (Regulation of supply and distribution and prevention of malpractices) Order 2005 that do not allow sale of other than at the authorized points of sale.

The tankers have also violated Petroleum Act 1934 and Petroleum Rule 2002 for endangering lives of public with unauthorized movement of petroleum products, the said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 21:10 IST