Raids on petrol pumps across Telangana against short-filling
By Express News Service | Published: 18th May 2017 05:54 AM |
HYDERABAD : After receiving several complaints on frauds at petrol bunks, the Telangana’s Civil Supplies Department (CSD) carried out as many as 130 raids across the state and at seven petrol pumps in Hyderabad.
The CSD received several reports of shortage in quantity of petrol and diesel given to customers across several petrol bunks in the state.
The raids revealed that five bunks in city are dispensing 100 ml less in one litre of petrol and diesel. The officials also booked two bunks that were operating the seal even after its expiry date.
The raids were conducted by a committee formed by CV Anand, the civil supplies commissioner. The committee comprised officials from civil supplies department along with officials from legal metrology, representatives from oil companies and the local police.
In Hyderabad, four teams are operating under Balamayadevi, the Chief Rationing Officer for the city.