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Gas Agency sealed for selling under-weight cylinders at Anantnag

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 The administration in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Friday sealed a Gas Agency for selling under-weight gas cylinders, an official spokesperson said.

He said taking cognizance of media reports on alleged sale of under-weight Gas cylinders by Gulshan Gas Agency Srigufwara Anantnag, Deputy Commissioner, Dr Piyush Singla dispatched a team of officers headed by SDM Pahalgam for on-spot investigation in the offence.

“The team conducted thorough enquiry into the matter and found under-weight cylinders being sold to the customers and not conforming to the legal standards,” he said.

Besides, he said the cylinders of the same agency were weighed at different locations and those also did not weigh as per laid down standards. “The team sealed the outlets of the agency and also directed for immediate stopping of its services and operations. An FIR was also lodged against the proprietor of the agency,” he added.


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