Dimapur police led by OC East on Sunday night apprehended three persons involved in adulteration of detergent and salt, from Janata Hotel room no. 216.
According to police sources, the three identified as Supriya Das (37), Bablu Roy (32) and Debabrata Acharaya (22) from Kolkata have been involved in their business for the past seven months. The trio also spread their business in some districts of Nagaland, parts of Assam and West Bengal. Altogether 3000 packets have been sold alone in Nagaland.
Some quantities of detergents- Fena, Henko and salt were mixed together to produce the adulterated detergent powders- “Matic Excel” and “Oxy Blue”.
Two plastic sealing machines used in the process were also recovered from their possessions. Police also seized two cash memos of C.N.F. Marketing Agency and Shalimar Marketing Agency, Kolkata.