Cuttack: Close on the heels of busting several units manufacturing fake turmeric and red chilli powder, edible oil, tobacco and tomato sauce in the city recently, the Malgodown police assisted by their Sadar counterparts today swooped down on an adulterated ghee manufacturing unit on the outskirts of the city.
After conducting recent raids at areas like Bamphakuda, Jagatpur, Ranihat and Malgodown and basing on the information extracted from those investigations, the team from Malgodown Police Station (PS) today pounced upon a spurious ghee manufacturing factory under the Sadar PS limits.
The raided spot has been stated to be at Ulllar under Baranga block while the total project cost has been stated to be Rs 43,81,285 after being financed by SBI, Phulnakhara branch.
The unit used to deal in fake ghee named as Shree Durga, S Durga and Shree Mandir and was amply marketed in the city here.
Police sources said that this ghee was being produced by using branded Ruby refine oil, Dalda Vanaspati and Jubuli Vanaspati.
While all the products have been seized, further investigation was still on.