Plastic godowns raided; Five tonnes of banned plastic materials seized

Plastic godowns raided; Five tonnes of banned plastic materials seized

November 9, 2017

Mysuru: A team of officials, led by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner G. Jagadeesha, which conducted raids on plastic godowns in city yesterday, have seized five tonnes of banned plastic materials from the godowns.

During the raid in Santhepet here, the MCC team seized plastic plates, tumblers and covers from the godown. The MCC team, following information about banned plastic materials being stocked in three more shops and godowns, went to Mahadeva Enterprises and its godown in Santhepet only to find them closed following which they were sealed. The raids would continue today.

Meanwhile, MCC Commissioner said that raids on shops selling the banned plastic materials and gowdowns stocking them would be intensified in the coming days.

MCC Environmental Engineer Mythri and MCC’s Abhaya team took part in the raids.


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