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Punjab official arrested for spurious pesticide purchase

IANS 05 Oct 2015, 10:55:46 IST
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Chandigarh :  Punjab agriculture director Mangal Singh has been arrested for his alleged role in the purchase of spurious pesticide that were sold to cotton farmers, police sources said on Monday.

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A team of Punjab Police from Bathinda raided Mangal Singh's house in Sector 42 here late Sunday night and later arrested him.

The raid is still under way.