Coronavirus: Bengaluru Police seize 8,500 bottles of fake hand sanitisers worth Rs 56 lakh

Bengaluru: Central Crime Branch Police in Bengaluru have arrested two youths for producing fake hand sanitisers in the city. The arrested have been identified as Raju (43), and Chandan (64).

Bengaluru City Police on Thursday raided two firms in Chamarajpet and seized Rs 56 lakh worth fake hand sanitisers and scrubbers. These were being manufactured without any licence and sold at exorbitant prices amid the COVID-19 scare. Police have recovered 8,500 bottles of hand sanitisers and 280 litres of Isopropyl Alcohol.

The two firms, Jyoti Chemicals and Swati & Co, had bought Isopropyl Alcohol and were adding artificial colour and perfume to the sanitisers, bottling it into small bottles and supplying them to medical stores all over the state.
 

Kannada television serials resume shooting during lockdown 4.0
Video Icon
Rana Daggubatti roka to Yash KGF 2 against Prabhas Baahubali watch Chumma South
Video Icon
From Rana Daggubati's engagement news to Samantha Akkineni's star baby, watch Chumma South
Video Icon
From Prabhas' next to Vijay-Money Heist connection, watch Chumma South
Video Icon
Lockdown fun: Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra's TikTok video will help you pass time
Video Icon
Coronavirus Shaan to Kavita Krishnamurthy, many top Indian singers pay tribute to corona warriors
Video Icon
Lockdown prank: Adult actress Sunny Leone cuts her finger, husband rushes to help
Video Icon
Tribute to corona warriors: Yograj Bhat, Arjun Janya and Vijay Prakash release music video on lockdown
Video Icon
Dulquer Salmaan's love for Irrfan Khan to Samantha Akkineni's birthday cake, watch Chumma South
Video Icon
rishi kapoor biography life bollywood career
Video Icon
rip irrfan khan bollywood hollywood journey
Video Icon
10 Dialogues of Irrfan Khan that reveal the true colour of life
Video Icon
Shweta Tiwari to Debina Bonnerjee: TV stars took up the 'hit me challenge' but failed to impress
Video Icon
Allu Arjun's wife Sneha Reddy shakes leg to hubby's popular song Butta Bomma
Video Icon
From Rajinikanth's fans vs Vijay's fan to boring film Parasite, watch Chumma south
Video Icon
Shivarajkumar shares his thoughts on film Om completing 25 years since release
Video Icon
Kannada superstar Rajkumar's 92 birthday: Exclusive interview with son Shivarajkumar
Video Icon
Celebrities who have tested positive for coronavirus
Video Icon