6 qtl spurious sweets seized

6 qtl spurious sweets seized

Health officials seized around six quintal sweets from three vehicles in Mansa. Photo for representational purpose only.

Bathinda, October 12

Health officials seized around six quintal sweets from three vehicles in Mansa.

The recovered sweets included 1.2 quintal gulab jamun, 1 quintal rasgulla, 75 kg laddu kesar, 15 kg laddu, 1.8 quintal barfi, 8 kg dhodda, 30 kg barfi, 30 kg of patisa, etc, which were to be supplied by Surinderpal and Lovepreet Kumar to villages near Mansa. The team took samples of these sweets, which have been sent to a government lab in Kharar for investigation. District Health Officer Jaswinder Singh said he had received a tip-off that vehicles with adulterated sweets were parked in Mansa. “Three vehicles loaded with sweets have been seized,” he said. — TNS

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