Seized tobbaco items worth one lakh from the store
Vadodara city police is taking strict steps to implement the lockdown and aware people about staying at home to stop the chain of Coronavirus in the city. However many of them specially some shopkeepers are violating the rules inspite of the strict orders.
In one such violation Vadodara Wadi police caught a provision store owner for selling tobbaco items in the name of essential commodities. The team conduct raid in the store and siezed tobbaco, gutkha, cigarettes worth around 1 lakh and arrested the shopkeeper Jagdish Hariyani for further investigation.
As the lockdown is in place, district administration is making every efforts to help people getting the essential commodities at the doorstep. They also identified provision stores, medical stores to provide their services to people in this time. However such shopkeepers violate the orders in the name of providing essential items to people.
The Wadi police team conduct checking in the Jay Ambe Provision Store in Bakrawadi area and found the shopkeeper violates the lockdown rules and selling tobbaco items in the name of provision store. They seized items worth 1 lakh consists of Cigarettes, Gutkha, Pan Masala and others. He is also selling the items double the price mentioned to the people.