Delhi Police have arrested three folks for dishonest Coronavirus sufferers by promoting them fireplace extinguishers as an alternative of life-saving oxygen cylinders. During the investigation of the black advertising of oxygen cylinder, the Delhi Police bought nice success.
Police reached a scrap godown in Alipur the place three folks have been discovered engaged in portray some fuel cylinders in black colour, the officer stated. The accused have been portray the fireplace extinguishers to make them seem like oxygen cylinders and later promote to needy folks at an exorbitant price amid ongoing Oxygen disaster in nationwide capital.
Delhi Police seized 532 iron fuel cylinders of various sizes from the godown out of which 73 fwere already painted. Police have additionally recovered 2 electrical grinders from godown which have been used to take away the pink paint of the cylinders. The police additionally discovered 26 oxygen fuel nozzles.
Police have arrested the three accused who have been taking part in with the lives of individuals by promoting them fireplace extinguishers as an alternative of an oxygen cylinders. According to the police, the three accused used to gather the empty or expired fireplace extinguisher cylinders and promote it both as scrap or refill the CO2 for fire-fighting.
In this epidemic, the accused began committing fraud by eradicating pink paint from fireplace extinguishers, after making black and silver paint, they began promoting them available in the market by making them seem like oxygen cylinders. During the interrogation, the accused have confessed to promoting many such cylinders available in the market.
Experts say that these fireplace extinguishers can show to be deadly as a result of oxygen is injected into the oxygen cylinder utilizing hight strain. In such a state of affairs, these fireplace extinguishers can burst, which may additionally result in a significant accident.