Hoshiarpur: The Model Town police of Hoshiarpur have arrested an illegal stockist of LPG cylinders. An FIR has been lodged against him at Model Town police station.
As per information received, SHO Model Town Inspector Prem Kumar along with the police party and Inspector Kuljit Singh of Food Supplies on the basis of a secret information installed a check post at Singriwala Byepass. The police got a secret information that an illegal stockist of LPG cylinders is coming from Jalandhar side in a Bolero jeep (PB 07 AL 6944).
When the specified Bolero car reached the Singriwala Byepass, the police party gave a signal to the driver to stop the jeep. Inspite of stopping the jeep, the driver accelerated it towards Pur Hiran Byepass. The police party in the leadership of SHO Prem Kumar, chased the jeep and nabbed the driver and jeep.
Police recovered 38 cylinders from the jeep, which were illegally stored by the driver for illegal sale. The driver was identified as Paramjit Singh s/o Moti Ram, r/o Mannanhana (PS Mehtiana).
Police arrested Paramjit Singh and registered a case under section 7 of Essential Commodities act.