TDN World Desk:To combat coronavirus masks are essential. taking privilege of the situation some people are trying to keep masks illegally to sell in high prices.
Maharashtra police on Tuesday arrested four persons for stocking masks with worth Rs 15 crore.
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil deshmukh told ANi,”Police have seized 25 lakh masks from godowns in Andheri and Bhiwani including 3 lakh N95 masks with toatal worth Rs 15 crores. Masks were stored for black marketing.”
The total cases of coronavirus victims reached 101 on Tuesday. Amid huge demand of masks i the market some corrupt bussinessmen are taking advantage of the situation.
Police have managed to arrest four men underr essential Commodity Act, while two remain fugitive.