Odisha: Another fake spices manufacturing unit busted in Cuttack

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police busted another adulterated spices manufacturing unit in Jagatpur area of Cuttack city.

During a raid at Jagannath Industries in new industrial area of Jagatpur , the police seized a huge quantity of fake turmeric powder and chilli powder. After sealing the manufacturing unit, the police detained one Bapi Prusty, who was running it and brother Tiki Prusty.

The estimated cost of the seized fake turmeric powder and chili powder is more than Rs 10 lakh. Also, polythene, chemical items, machinery seized from the manufacturing unit.

A police official said the unit’s owner Bapi Prusty was having neither trade licence or food safety licence.

It is worth to be mentioned that during past few days the Commissionerate Police busted several other adulterated food manufacturing units in Jagatpur area.

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