Odisha: Fake Masala Manufacturing Unit Busted In Koraput, One Held

**Koraput:** Jeypore Town police busted a fake spices (masala) manufacturing factory at fourth lane of P.R Petta area here late last night and detained one person in connect with the incident.


Reportedly, a team of cops led by IIC Baleswar Giddhi of Jeypore town police station, conducted a raid at the house of one Harihar Patra and seized raw materials and duplicate packets of several popular brands like Everest and MDH. It is being estimated that the entire cache cost around Rs 5 lakh.


Machineries used for packaging the fake packets were also seized. The cops also noticed insects crawling on the fake powders and informed that the cache was being transported to Jeypore from Berhampur. Meanwhile, one person has been detained in connection with the case and further probe into the matter is currently underway.

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