Black marketeer arrested in Jammu and Kashmir

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Jammu, Apr 30 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir police today arrested one black marketeer of kerosene oil in Doda district, official sources said.

Based on specific information, police launched a search operation and arrested one Farooq Ahmed, resident of Malsoo, Bhaderwah from Amira Nagar, for illegally selling kerosene oil to pick-up van drivers.

''He was arrested along with 20 litres of illegal kerosene oil, which was being sold to the local shopkeepers,'' police sources told UNI, adding that a case under section 3/7 Essential Commodities Act (ECA) has been registered against the accused.

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