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Police arrests fraudster selling inferior cement in gunny bags of leading Kashmir brands

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SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Police have arrested a fraudster who was selling low quality cement in gunny bags of leading Cement brands of Kashmir.

Divulging information about the case, SDPO Parimpora told news agency CNS that they received a complaint from a cement manufacturer that an imposter is using gunny bags of leading cement companies of Kashmir to sell low quality cement to customers.

The police official said that the imposter as per the complainant is buying cheap cement from Jammu, mixing fly ash with it and then re-packing at his gowdown in gunny bags of leading companies.

“We raided his godown located at Shah Colony Parimpora where we recovered hundreds of gunny bags of leading brands with sub standard cement. All this was done in presence of the Magistrate,” the police official said.

The official identified the imposter as Qayoom Matta alias Bilal son of Rehman Matta, a resident of Qamarwari near Petrol Pump.

“We have registered a formal case vide FIR number 206/18 under section 420 against the con and he is presently in lock-up at Police Station Parimpora,” the police official said.