City’s Task force busts illegal oxygen cylinders sale racket

Hyderabad, July 12 (NSS): The Deputy Commissioner of Police of Commissioner’s Task Force of the City today said that they had busted a black marketing racket of oxygen cylinders at Musheerabad area of the state capital. Acting on credible information, the sleuths id the task force conducted raid on Baba Traders situated at Indira Nagar of Musheerabad and apprehended one accused Shaik Akbar who was indulging in the illegal procurement and sale of medical oxygen cylinders and other gas Cylinders without any valid licence from the concern authorities and earning easy money illegally. In a press note, the DCP said that the accused was the resident of chilkalguda and added that they had seized a total of 19 Oxygen cylinders. Of this 16 oxygen cylinders were of 50 Kgs capacity and the remaining 3 oxygen cylinders were of 14 Kgs capacity.

The cops also seized three Gas cylinders from the possession of the accused. The DCP said that the accused was running all kinds of Industrial and medical equipment business in the name and style of Baba Traders at Indira Nagar of Musheerabad for his livelihood. He said that the accused found to be selling the oxygen cylinders at higher prices to the needy customers of the city illegally and added that he began to procure the cylinders from One Sardar khan of baba gas agency from Nacharam without any valid license or permission.

The accused along with seized material was handed over to SHO, Musheerabad police station for further investigation.

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