Over 1000 litres of adulterated milk seized in Mumbai

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Mumbai, Feb 2 (PTI) Police today conducted raids atthree different places in the city and seized over 1000litres of adulterated milk, arresting ten persons.

Acting on a tip off, Crime branch officials raidedDevrukar wadi in suburban Malad and arrested seven personsafter confiscating 1045 litres of adulterated milk.

Police said that the men removed milk from brandedpackets and added water.

"The job was done with such perfection that it washard to differentiate between the original and the adulteratedpackets," said an official.

"The adulterated milk would be sold to dairies in thenorth Mumbai," the official added.

In suburban Dindoshi, a raid was conducted at SantoshNagar from where 66 litres of adulterated milk was seized anda person was arrested, while a father-son duo who used to addwater to milk and sell it to local tea stall owners wasarrested from Kurar.

Following the murder of Additional District CollectorYashwant Sonawane by oil mafia, Maharashtra police havelaunched a crack-down on all kinds of adulteration racketsacross the state.

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