Cops bust unit making electroni chips to rig weighing machines
| Friday | 11th January, 2019
Muzaffarnagar: In a major crackdown, city police, on Friday, raided many shops, godowns, weighing stations for heavy vehicles, etc.
Earlier in 2017, as many as 6 petrol pumps across the city were found using tempered machines in Muzaffarnagar, during a nation-wide crackdown against petrol filling stations.
The joint team of Crime Branch and Civil Line police raided several shops across the city and recovered 10 tempered scales as well.
Police teams also seized dozens of machines from a godown which were to be supplied to various shops.Superintendent of police, Sudhir Kumar said, “Now we have launched a further investigation into the matter and are trying to find out how many electronic weighing machines with this chip, are being operated in the district.
wherein several machines were found fitted with electronic chips to understate the real weight of consignments.Two accused Gaurav and Inam have been arrested while Adesh Thakur, told to be the mastermind of the activity, managed an escape from the spot, said the police.
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