Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police raided an adulterated sauce manufacturing unit operating from Mahavir Slum in Sailashree Vihar area and arrested one person in this connection.
A team of Commissionerate Police conducted the raid on the illegal unit of sauce operating from a dilapidated house in the slum on Tuesday evening and arrested Artha Singh.
Singh had been preparing spurious tomato, chili and soy sauce using pumpkin at the unit, the police said. The police seized equipment and stickers of a fake brand from the unit.
The police are interrogating the accused to find out how he learnt the process of preparing the sauce and from where he procured the bottles. He had been supplying the sauce to small hotels and makeshift food outlets in Chandrasekharpur and Patia areas of Bhubaneswar, sources said.