Published On: Sun, Dec 20th, 2015

UP sales officer booked for sale of fake fertilisers, suspended

Muzaffarnagar: A sales officer of Uttar Pradesh Agro Centre was booked in connection with sale of fake fertilizers at a state-run agriculture shop here and he was suspended.

Muzaffarnagar DM N C Shukla recommended suspension of the sales officer.

Muzaffarnagar DM N C Shukla recommended suspension of the sales officer.

Chief Development Officer (CDO), Avinash Kumar Sharma informed that a case was registered against sales officer Anand Pal under Essential Commodities Act yesterday, following a complaint by the district agriculture officer.

Based on a farmer’s complaint, 134 bags of fake fertilizers were seized from a government shop at New Mandi area two days ago during an inspection raid.

Meanwhile, District Magistrate N C Shukla has recommended suspension of the sales officer.

Police said that they were investigating the matter.

Inputs with PTI

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