Biggest Pesticide Raid in Delhi: Police Seizes Spurious Branded Products
A special Delhi Police team raided the premises of a spurious pesticide manufacturer located in the village of Hirankudna in Najafgarh of Thana Mundka, New Delhi on July 30. The police discovered large amounts of duplicate and illegal pesticides that were produced under the brand names of famous multinational and national pesticide companies.
The spurious products seized in the raid displayed logos of renowned companies like Bayer, UPL, Dhanuka, Shriram, FMC, Crystal, Syngenta, Adama, and PI.
Agro Chem Federation of India (ACFI) has demanded a probe into this matter urgently, saying that such illicit activities must be checked in the interest of the farmers and the consumers.
According to ACFI statement, “A detailed complaint and FIR are yet to be filed by the legal authorities. We vehemently demand from the current regulators and authorities at higher levels to enquire and investigate into it.”