Baramulla Police said to have arrested a man for black market diesel sales in Tangmarg Baramulla and have siezed 210 litres of illicit Diesel.
In a statement a police spokesman said police led by SHO PS Tangmarg arrested Shopkeeper namely Shabir Ahmad Parray son of Gh Ahmad resident of Drooru Tangmarg, who has been found involved in selling of Petroleum products illegal on exorbitant rates at his shop at Tangmarg Baramulla.
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He said, during search 210 litres of Diesel was recovered from his shop and was taken into custody immediately.
Case under sections of Essential Commodities & Petroleum Act registered in Police Station Tangmarg and investigations set in motion, he said.
Community members of the area hailed the efforts of Baramulla Police, the spokesman added.