Fake fertiliser seized from BSP leader's godown



Sitapur (UP); Large quantity of fake fertiliser has been recovered from a godown of a BSP leader in Mehmoodabad grain market here following which an FIR has been registered against him, police said on Wednesday.

On a tip off, a team of district administration, agriculture department and police raided former Uttar Pradesh minister Shiv Kumar Gupta's godown yesterday and recovered 148 sacks of fake fertiliser, they said, adding the bags have been sent for examination.

An FIR has been lodged against Gupta in Mehmoodabad police station under Essential Commodity Act.

PTI