Mumbai’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has arrested a 42-year-old man who negligently and dangerously refilling an unauthorized LPG Gas in Mumbai’s Goreagon area on Tuesday.
According to officials, on Monday they got information from their sources that unauthorized LPG Gas cylinders are refilling, sold, and stocked in large amounts in Goregaon. Following which the EOW sleuth laid a trap near Siddharth Nagar in Goregaon and arrested the accused.
The arrested accused has been identified as Latif Kadir Selot, is a resident of the same area. Total 152 LPG Gas cylinder 2 kg, 4kg,5 kg,14.5 kg, 19 kg and all types of equipment that were used for unauthorized refilling of the gas cylinder have been seized by the officers. The total value of the recovered goods is worth Rs. 2,55,500.
After arresting Selot the officers have booked him under section 285, 336 of Indian Penal Code (IPC), liquified petroleum gas (regulation of supply and distributions)order 3(4), and essential commodity act 1955. Later the EOW officers handed over the accused and seized material to Goregaon police station for further investigation.