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Case Against 2 For Storing Hazardous Chemicals Worth Rs 10 Lakh In Thane

According to an official in Maharashtra's Thane district, police have filed a case against two people accused of storing hazardous chemicals without a permit at their godowns.

Case Against 2 For Storing Hazardous Chemicals Worth Rs 10 Lakh In Thane
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Police have registered a case against two persons for allegedly storing hazardous chemicals worth Rs 10 lakh without a due permit at their godowns in Maharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Tuesday.
        
During a raid conducted on Sunday, the police found the chemicals kept in a tanker and drums in the godowns located at Wadgaon and Purna villages in the Bhiwandi area, a police spokesperson said.
        
The police seized the chemicals which are hazardous to human health and a proper permit is required for storing and handling them, he said.
         
Offences were registered against two persons, aged 30 and 43, under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, the Environment (Protection) Act, and other legal provisions, the official said.
        
No arrest has been made so far, he said, adding that a probe was on into the case.

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