Published On : Sat, Oct 13th, 2018

Over 500 kg banned plastic goods from shops, godowns seized in joint raid

Nagpur: Continuing its cracking down on the traders involved in illegal use of banned plastic material, the nuisance detection squad (NDS) of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) stormed into seven commercial establishments including goods godown and seized more than 500 kg of banned plastic products. A total cash of Rs 45,000 was also recovered from concerned business owners.

The raiding party included officials from Gandhibagh, Satranjipura and Lakadganj zones. The squads conducted a joint raid at the godown at Bajiprabhu Chowk in Ganjakhet. Around 476.50 kg banned plastic products were recovered from the godown.

The squad from Ashi Nagar zone came across two traders who were fined in the past too and imposed a cost of Rs10,000 each.

on them. Ever since implementation of the plastic ban in the state on June 23, the NDS has penalized 337 traders and collected a fine of over Rs16.32 lakh.