Duplication of Tirupati Cottonseed Oil Busted in Valsad: Major Action Taken

This incident is a matter of concern for consumers in Gujarat as duplicate oil can be harmful to health. Consumers should ensure that they only purchase food items from certified and trusted sellers.


In a shocking revelation, the duplication of Tirupati brand cottonseed oil, a widely used product of N.K. Proteins Company, has been unearthed in Valsad, Gujarat. Police have raided the vegetable market and seized a large quantity of duplicate oil and arrested four shopkeepers.

Information provided by company employees:

Employees of N.K. Proteins Company received secret information about some traders duplicating oil in the Chhipwad area. Based on this information, company official Bhushan Mahendrabhai Dani filed a complaint with the Valsad City Police.

Raids and seizure of duplicate oil:

The police raided four shops in the vegetable market: Gita Provisional Store, Madhav Provisional Store, Ghanshyam Provisional Store, and Punam Tea Depo. During the raids, the police found 26 tins of Tirupati oil worth a total of Rs. 46,800. After verifying the duplication, the police arrested all the shopkeepers and registered a case of cheating against them.

Further action:

The police are investigating the case further and trying to trace the source of the duplicate oil. Consumers are advised to be vigilant and exercise caution while making purchases to avoid duplicate oil.


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