Accused of adulteration in turmeric, acquitted after 38 years

by Jeremy Spirogis
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new Delhi: The Supreme Court, whereas disposing of a prison case that started 38 years in the past, has acquitted the person accused of promoting adulterated turmeric powder. In 1982, a case was registered in opposition to Prem Chand below varied provisions of the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act for promoting adulterated turmeric powder.

The lab's investigation report mentioned that bugs and grass had been present in turmeric samples taken from the accused. The prison case in opposition to him went on for 13 years within the trial court docket and he was acquitted.

The state authorities filed an enchantment in opposition to the trial court docket's determination within the High Court. The High Court quashed the trial court docket's determination, discovered the accused responsible and sentenced him to 6 months imprisonment.

Premchand challenged the High Court verdict within the Supreme Court the place he now acquitted. <! –


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