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Trade of spurious pesticide continues, factory caught again in Delhi

27 July 2023, New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Tuesday raided a factory manufacturing spurious pesticides and recovered a large quantity of it. Delhi Police took action after receiving a complaint against these fake pesticide factories. According to the FIR, this factory was running in Puth Khurd village of the North-West district of Delhi.

According to the FIR, Paramjit Singh had complained to the police about a factory manufacturing spurious pesticides. He told the police that fake pesticides are being made in Pooth Khurd by misusing the trademark of pesticide companies in the factory.

Following the complaint, the police raided Khasra No. 154, Ground Floor, Pooth Khurd Village. During this raid, the Delhi police recovered fake pesticide-filled bottles of Syngenta, FMC, Bayer, Dhanuka, and UPL. Apart from this, during the search, the police recovered a large number of empty bottles, labels, and empty cartons, along with two packing machines. According to the police, the entire matter is currently being investigated and a case has been registered at the Bawana police station under section 420 IPC and 103/104 for infringement of the Trademark Act.

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