Shopkeeper arrested for selling stale food

Published On: February 10, 2017 12:42 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 10: A shopkeeper based in Rajbiraj was arrested on Thursday in accusation of black marketeering. 

Police arrested Umesh Prasad Sah, owner of Aadarsha Sweet Centre located on the roadside at Rajbiraj Municipality – 3. The 42 – year – old shopkeeper was arrested for selling stale Samosa, a fried or baked dish with savoury filling, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daan Bahadur Karki. 

The District Police Office, Rajbiraj received verbal complaints after people who consumed the Samosa from Sah's shop started falling ill. 

The police responded quickly with a raid at the shop and found rotten and stale food items kept for sale. Police have sought an extension of Sah's custody to proceed forward with legal action. RSS 

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