On examination of the tempo police found 98,000 pieces of N-95 masks of Venus brand. Further inquiries transpi…Read More

MUMBAI: The Mumbai crime branch on Thursday arrested a 36-year-old man for selling N95 masks worth Rs 27 lakhs.
Acting on the tip off the crime branch unit 3 led by inspector Ashok Khot and inspector Nitin Patil laid a trap and intervened at tempo at Worli area.
On examination of the tempo police found 98,000 pieces of N-95 mask of Venus brand. Further inquiries transpired that those masks were fake ones.
Police said that they have arrested Riyaz Ahmed Khan who was supplying these duplicate masks to various medical stores in Mumbai. Police have booked Khan under the IPC sections of cheating, negligence and endangering life of public and copyright act. Police are trying to find out the source of these masks.



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