A business called Shagun Enterprises at Kirana Mandi was raided today after a complaint was received by Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam (GNN) that the owner was hording banned polythene carry bags and packaging material at his godown . The team of the GNN found 275 kgs of polythene in sacks. The owner of the business Mohan Lal Gupta allegedly tried to mislead the GNN team by saying that silver foil and rubber band was being kept for sale at the godown. He said that he was wanting to return the polythene but had to keep it as the consignment could not be returned as expected. He was fined Rs 50,000 by the GNN.
The GNN is also in the process of registering an FIR against the shopkeeper under the relevant laws.