Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police has busted a fake lubricant (engine oil) manufacturing unit near Chakeisiani under Mancheswar Police limits here. Besides, three persons have been arrested in connection with the case.
The cops have seized more than 60 barrels of 200 litres capacity each containing kerosene, over 20 barrels of used engine oil and 11 barrels of transformer oil.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that the unit used to procure expired automobile lubricants and produce duplicate engine oils of different top branded companies like Castrol, Gulf, Servo, Veedol, Elf and Hero by refining the same with the help of colour, essence and chemicals.
A case has been registered and further investigation into the matter is underway, police said.