Guwahati: Noonmati police seized a vehicle carrying 20-liter duplicate water jars of "Bailley Packaged Drinking Water” on Monday. Additionally, the police arrested two people in connection to the case and seized a vehicle bearing a registration number AS-14-AC-0537.
As per the arrested driver, the duplicate water jars were manufactured on a large scale by one Md. Abdul Karim in the factory of “Nizara Brand of packaged drinking water” which is located at Salbari, Guwahati.
Reportedly, the police so far have arrested Jakir Hussain and Abdul Karim in link with the forgery case and registered an FIR 801/2021 under section 420/472/473/475/476/485/486 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Further, in a press statement, the police said, “This is not only a case of the forgery but it is also a great concern for the health of the consumers who consumed duplicate water in the name of packaged drinking water.”
Moreover, the police urged all the citizens to check the hologram neck seal before buying any product in the future.
Bailley Mineral water products are the product of Parle Agro Pvt. Ltd. which is manufactured and marketed by Uday Agro Products Private Ltd, Guwahati.