HYDERABAD: A man was arrested by the Langer Houz police for supplying stores expired food products worth Rs 1.5 lakh here on Monday
Joint commissioner of police (West Zone) AR Srinivas said that the police raided a godown where stock worth Rs 1.5 lakh, belonging to a popular brand, was stored and nabbed the accused Laxmi Narayana, who was altering the expired dates to fresh dates using various tools.
The accused had been collecting expired items of the brand, that sells snacks and sweets. “When some of the packets were opened, we found that the sweets had fungus on them. The accused’s actions have posed danger to the health of those who consume it,” Srinivas said.
Besides the products, an auto-rickshaw used to transport the products was seized by the police. The accused was arrested on the charge of cheating.