Kumram Bheem Asifabad: Eight persons were apprehended for allegedly trading spurious cotton seed at a fertilizer store at Jainoor mandal centre on Friday. A total of 540 packets of the seed were seized from their possession and the cost of the seeds was assessed to be nearly Rs 4 lakh, according to police.
Jainoor police said that the arrested are Jahed Khan, Sameer Khan, Shinde Datta Sai, Imran Khan, Amzad Khan, Maheshwar Reddy, Kalle Srinivas and Mahesh, all belong to Jainoor mandal centre. They were detained when the cops found large quantities of the spurious seed stored in the house of Jahed Khan, following a tip-off.
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