Food Adulterators Sentenced Imprisonment in Assam (India)
IND- ASSAM, Jan 25: The Chief Judicial Magistrate, Nagaon had sentenced Sri
Banwarilal Jalan, the owner of “Assam Oil & Atta Mill” situated at
Haiborgaon, Nagaon(Assam), India to suffer six months rigorous imprisonment
and a fine of Rs.1000/- for manufacturing as well as selling adulterated
Mustard Oil for human consumption.
It is to mention that Food Inspector caught the adulteration red-handed at
night recently. He also seized a huge quantity of Mustard Oil and sent
samples of it for chemical analysis. As per the analysis report, he filed a
case, Cr.3531/08 against the Mill owner under the provisions of the
Prevention of Food Adualteration Act, 1954.
Similarly, Sri Sanjoy Baruah, Food Inspector, filed a case,
Cr.239/07 against Sri Amar Dutta, the owner of Hotel Nikita, Amoni some 25
kms from Nagaon for selling food-items prepared by using adulterated Soya
Refined Oil. Accordingly, the Sub-divisional Judicial Magistrate, Kaliabor
sentenced Sri Amar Dutta to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment and a
fine of Rs.1000/-.