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Markfed inspector held for selling damaged wheat, 37 quintals seized

Punjab
Tribune News Service Sangrur, February 1 The police have arrested two persons, including Markfed Inspector Jaswinder Singh, and seized 37 quintals of illegally sold damaged wheat from the possession of the purchaser last night. Earlier too wheat theft cases have been reported from the Naiwala road godown. A team of the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA), Bahadur Singh Wala, got a tip-off that some Markfed officers of Barnala were involved in selling damaged wheat from the Naiwala godown. A special team under Sub-Inspector Randhir Ram intercepted two pick-up vehicles near Naam Charcha Ghar of Longowal. During the search of vehicles, the CIA team confiscated 37 quintals (74 bags) of damaged wheat and arrested Kaka Singh of Sunam. During investigations, it came to light that he had purchased t...