Coronavirus Outbreak: 57,000 surgical masks worth Rs 17.25 lakh seized from Mumbai's Byculla; one person arrested

The property cell of Mumbai crime branch seized the masks, which were stocked for sale at a higher price, the official said

Press Trust of India April 09, 2020 13:16:27 IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: 57,000 surgical masks worth Rs 17.25 lakh seized from Mumbai's Byculla; one person arrested

Mumbai: The city police recovered around 57,500 surgical masks worth Rs 17.25 lakh from Byculla in Mumbai and arrested one person in this connection, an official said on Wednesday.

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The property cell of Mumbai crime branch seized the masks, which were stocked for sale at a higher price, the official said.

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"Based on specific information, a raid was conducted at Tank Pakhadi Road in Byculla West and a 32-year-old man, identified as Mohammed Miraj Shaikh, was arrested under sections of the Essential Services Act," he said, adding that a probe is on in this case.

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