Mumbai: 57,000 surgical masks seized, one held

An official told here on Wednesday that the city police recovered about 57,500 surgical masks worth Rs 17.25 lakh from Byculla and arrested a person in this connection.

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The official said the property cell of the Mumbai Crime Branch seized the masks which were stocked for sale at a higher price.

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“On the basis of specific information, the tank Fortnight Road in Byculla West was raided and a 32-year-old man was identified, who was arrested under sections of the Essential Services Act,” he said, adding that an investigation Is in the case.

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