Vadodara SOG busted a scam where the accused sold the Urea meant for farmers to the chemical companies on higher rates. They repack the urea in different bags and sold it to the chemical companies on high rates. Police arrested three accused along with the truck driver involved in supplying the materials. One of the accused also has a Mandali from where he siphoned off the urea to his godown for repacking in new bags.
The team received a tip about one Rizwan Mansuri from Godhra having a godown at Golden Chowkdi near Vadodara where he repacks the urea in different bags and supplies it to the chemical companies. The team raid the spot and caught Rizwan Mansuri and truck driver Ishaqbhai Mamji from the godown. The team recovered 1039 bags of urea from inside the godown and the truck which the accused repack and supplies to the chemical companies on higher rates.
Police recovered different brands bags worth 4,86,374, sewing machine, electronic weigh machine, sacks having technical grade mark, truck 10,00000, Hyundai car worth 3 lakhs total around 18 lakhs from there.
The accused Rizwan Mansuri don’t have any permit about stock the government subsidised urea but since he purchased it from another accused Tahir Bhagaria and bring them to his godown at Golden Chowkdi near Vadodara. He then refilling the urea in the non-agricultural technical grade mark bags and supplies it to the chemical companies on higher rates.
During primary investigation it was revealed that the accused purchased the urea produced by the companies like GSFC and Kribhco and open the bags in their rented godown. They then repack it in different bags and sullies it to the chemical companies on higher rates. As per the investigation they are active for the last two months one of the accused is running a Mandali from whom the accused Rizwan Mansuri purchased the government subsidised urea and then sold it to chemical companies on higher rates after repacking them.
The accused are booked under 466, 467, 468, 471, 114, 34 along with fertilizer control order and essential commodities act and handover them to the Harni police station for further investigation.