Printing press sealed, hunt on to trace owner

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Shillong,Nov 28 (UNI) Jaintia Hills District Deputy Commissioner F R Kharkongor has sealed a printing press at Lad Rymbai for printing fake driving licences.

Police said a hunt was on to trace the owner of the press who hails from Manipur.

The Jaintia Youth Federation (JYF) had seized 50 fake driving licences from the press ''Unique Printing'' and handed those over to the Deputy Commissioner on Monday.

''The press was sealed after the JYF had filed an FIR on Monday at Khleriat police station,'' the DC added.

He had also asked the Khleriat SDO (Civil) to institute a probe into the alleged racket involved in printing of fake driving licences.

According to the DC, involvement of a peon of the DTO, Jaintia Hills was suspected in the racket.

Only the Government press is authorised to print driving licences.


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