Sonawane murder: Crackdown on oil mafia;over 180 in police net

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Mumbai, Jan 27 (PTI) Launching a crack down on the oiladulteration mafia following the murder of additional DistrictCollector Yashwant Sonawane, authorities today carried outraids at nearly 200 places in Maharashtra and arrested over180 people.

The action comes two days after Sonawane, aMaharashtra cadre officer, was burnt alive allegedly bypersons associated with the oil mafia near Sagar Dhaba atManmad in Nashik district in broad daylight.

"So far, more than 180 persons have been arrestedduring the raids at nearly 200 oil adulteration locations inthe state," Additional Director General (Law

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