Cuttack: A day after the seizure of over 1 quintal synthetic paneer in Cutatck’s Chauliaganj area, police today arrested a person in connection with the case.
The accused was arrested under Sections 272, 273, 420 and 34 of IPC and under Sections, 51, 52, 53 and 59 of Food Safety Standards Act, police said.
Worth mentioning, a joint team of Commissionerate Police and food inspecting officials of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) recovered more than one quintal of synthetic paneer from a bus during a raid on Wednesday.
The spurious paneer was reportedly seized by the officials while it was being transported from Kolkata to the millennium city in the private bus, said reports.
The accused will be forwarded to court later in the day after interrogation, police added.