Three males have been arrested from New Delhi’s Dwarka space for allegedly promoting used surgical gloves after procuring them from the scrap market and personal hospitals and washing them at their manufacturing facility.
Police recovered round 848 kg of used gloves from their possession. Investigation has revealed that they have been promoting these gloves after re-packaging them to make some fast cash amid a excessive demand for such protecting medical gear owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The arrested males have been recognized as Manish Kumar (30) and Arun Shriniwasan (37) and Dinesh Kumar Rajput (28).
“On Could 25, police personnel from Dabri police station, throughout picket checking, obtained data that some individuals have been operating a manufacturing facility the place they have been washing used gloves and promoting them. After getting extra data relating to the matter, a group led by SHO (Dabri) S S Sandhu carried out a raid,” a senior police official stated.
“About one-and-a-half months in the past, they arrange their manufacturing facility at two buildings in Dabri and Bindapur areas. There was an enormous demand for surgical gloves when the second wave hit Delhi they usually capitalised on that,” the officer stated.
Throughout interrogation, the accused informed the police that they purchased the used surgical gloves from hospitals and scrap markets. “After re-packaging them, they offered it to salons and native outlets at charges cheaper than the market value,” the officer knowledgeable.
A case has been filed towards the three underneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code. Nonetheless, they’ve been launched on bail, the police added.