Baramulla, Sep 2: To safeguard the health and well-being of the general public, Police have arrested a bakery shop owner involved in selling expired and noxious bakery items to customers in Hyderbeigh area of Baramulla.
Yesterday, a credible information was received by Police Post Palhallan that owner of New International Bakers located in Hyderbeigh, Wusaan Khoie area namely Ghulam Hasaan Sofi is allegedly selling expired and noxious bakery items to the general public. Acting swiftly, a police party from Police Post Palhalan raided the bakery shop and during the operation, a substantial quantity of expired bakery items and cakes were seized. The police team arrested the shop owner and shifted him to police station where he remains in custody.
A case under relevant sections of the law stands registered at Police Station Pattan and investigation has been taken up.
“We encourage the public to be cautious while purchasing food items and check for expiry dates and proper labeling. If you come across any suspicious activities or have information regarding criminal conduct, please do not hesitate to contact your local police station,” police said.