Budgam: Police Sunday booked a Ration Depot Store Keeper for charging extra money from consumers and selling the government produce to people in black.
Official sources told KNT that locals from Beerwah area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district registered a complaint before Tehsil Magistrate Beerwah Pir Zahid against a Ghat Munshi alleging that said store keeper is selling ration in black to maximise profits and even charging extra money for ration from common people.
In the complaint locals have alleged that the store keeper lies to people claiming there is no ration in the Depot while selling the same ration to people in black.
A team lead by Tehsil Magistrate Beerwah Pir Zahid accompanied by Station House Officer Beerwah Athar Ahmed rushed to spot and found the complaint correct.
The depot was sealed and the store keeper booked under relevant sections of law. Confirming this, a police official identified the store keeper as Nazir Ahmad.