Fake Gutkha Manufacturing Unit Busted In Cuttack, Mastermind Held


Cuttack: Continuing the crackdown against adulterated foods, Badambadi police on Saturday busted a fake gutkha manufacturing unit at Kamalpur in the Silver City and detained one person in this connection.

The arrested mastermind cum manager has been identified as Rabindra Pradhan of Khannagar.

Acting on a tip-off, police conducted a raid at the factory in the Kamalpur area and seized tobacco products packed in 136 sacks. The cops also arrested the mastermind cum Manager of the factory.

The estimated value of the seized item is around Rs.33 Lakhs, officials informed.

Further investigation is underway to nab the accused persons involved in the illegal production unit, sources said.

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