The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested three individuals from Chanakya Place, Dabri in Mundka for promoting used surgical gloves. He used to gather used surgical gloves, wash and repack them earlier than promoting available in the market, the main points stated. The accused have been recognized as Kamal Chauhan alias Fortunate, Hitesh Goyal, and Lal Dass alias Laalu.
In accordance with the police, a crew led by SI Narender Singh raided a manufacturing unit at VPO Hiren Kudna, run by the accused. Round 1800 kg used gloves had been seized from the accused.
All of the used surgical gloves in plastic luggage had been seized and had been saved in the identical plot after taking into police custody, following security norms within the wake of COVID-19.
Kamal and Hitesh used to purchase these used gloves from scrap vendor Lal Dass.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that the used surgical gloves had been procured from scrap markets and hospitals by means of a vendor primarily based within the PVC market solely on the fee of Rs 25 per kg, the police stated.
These used gloves had been bought to completely different consumers on the fee of Rs 100 per kg.
The consumers used to clean these gloves. As soon as dried, they used to promote the gloves on the fee of Rs 450 per kg. After packing, these gloves had been bought on the fee of Rs 550 and 650 per kg to most of the people.
Practically four,00zero kg used surgical gloves have been recovered from completely different locations, whereas additional investigation is underway.
A case has been registered below sections 188 (disobedience to order promulgated by public servant), 269 (act prone to unfold an infection) and 271 (disobedience to quarantine rule) of the IPC and part three of the Epidemic Illness Act.
The accused have been launched on bail.