The Pune City Police’s Crime Branch has taken motion in opposition to 4 individuals for allegedly promoting ‘Chinese nylon manja’ (kite string), which has been banned as per orders of the Bombay High Court.
A Crime Branch crew booked one Ashraf Tamboli of Juna Bazar, Khadki and Nazanin Patel of Janta Nagar, Yerwada, for allegedly promoting Chinese nylon manja.
Police additionally booked Ayaz Shaikh and Hasanbhai Patangwale in Nana Peth for allegedly promoting the banned merchandise.
An offence was lodged in opposition to the 4 individuals below Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Environment (Protection) Act 1986, at Khadki, Yerwada and Samarth police stations.
The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court had just lately taken up a suo motu PIL on the difficulty of nylon manja after latest incidents, together with one during which a lady died after her throat was slit by a nylon manja used as a kite string. The order was launched within the gentle of a number of life-threatening incidents which have taken place over the previous years, owing to which the state authorities had banned the sale and use of nylon threads below Section 5 of the Environmental Protection Act.