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Milk adulterators may be jailed for 3 years

DNMUM409699 | 3/14/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :196



The state government on Tuesday announced that milk adulterartion would soon be punished stringently and perpetrators would be put behind the bars for minimum 3 years of rigorous imprisonment instead of present term of six months.
Minister for Food and Civil Supplies Girish Bapat announced in the state assembly that state Government is effecting amendment in criminal procedure code section 272 to 276 to deal with milk adulteration cases. He informed that milk tankers entering city of Mumbai would also be checked stringently.
He added to introduce stringent punishment for adulterartion and for amending the CrPC, the state Government has availed permission from the Union Government. Leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil had
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