In a major breakthrough Rojkot police on Tuesday seized a truck carrying four thousand litres of adulterated milk at a checkpoint.
According to the report adulterated dairy business was being carried out for months and is part of a big nexus.
“A truck was stopped during checking of vehicles and adulterated milk that was made from chemicals like sulfates, phosphates and carbonate oils was seized,” said Praveen Kumar Meena, DCP Zone-1, Rajkot.
“Adulterated milk was being supplied for the last 4 months. We’ve identified the supplier and factory’s location. Further probe to be conducted,” DCP said.
Further investigations into the case are being conducted. Major milk outlets raised milk prices across the country earlier on Tuesday.
The primary reason for the price increase was cited as an increase in input costs.
Both Amul and Mother Dairy raised their cost by Rs 2 per litre.Mother Dairy has raised the prices of milk by Rs 2 per litre with effect from Wednesday.
It said the company has been experiencing a surge in input costs which have increased multifold during the last five months.