KUMARHATTI: The police have seized 11,000-liter kerosene oil from a tanker (HR-37-2035) at Parwanoo today. The oil was allegedly being transported to Panchkula for black market sale.
According to police the oil in fact was meant for supply in Kinnaur. Few days back the oil was carried to Kinnaur through another tanker (HP-07-3701). At Shimla the oil was allegedly shifted to another tanker to transport it back to Panchkula.
Interestingly the matter came to light by chance, when Mr. Ramesh Patania the DSP, Parwanoo surprised over to see filled tanker going outside of state. He enquired about the matter but only to find the illegal smuggling of oil.
Nardev Singh the driver of tanker and Sandeep the other occupant of tanker were arrested by police. A case has been registered.