Poison has been sold in name of food items in Kashmir. Once again the Khyber corporate house of Kashmir has bought the corporate of Kashmir shame by being convicted of selling unsafe milk products.
In this regard, Court declared Khyber milk unsafe, imposed fine and convicted nominated person of the company.
The Chief Judicial Magistrate Budgam on Monday held M/S Khyber Agro Farms Pvt Ltd guilty for selling substandard and unsafe milk. The court has imposed a fine of Rs 9 laks on the company and besides it has ordered six months imprisonment to the In-Charge Operations nominated by the said company. The court has also declared Food Analyst Kashmir either incapable or dishonest and has ordered for his immediate removal.
The court passed these directions in the case of State through Zeenat Ayoub Food Safety Officer area Budgam (complainant) V/s Incharge Operations nominated person for M/S Khyber Agro Farms Pvt Ltd, Muhammad Shafi Ganaie, son of late Ghulam Muhammad, resident of Repora Lar, Ganderbal and Ghulam Ali Khan, son of Ghulam Muhamamd, a resident of Wahdatpora Budgam, proprietor M/S Yaseem Provision Store main chowk Budgam.
It is high time all such corporate companies compromising with human health get the harshest possible punishment.
The Chief Judicial Magistrate Budgam Imtiaz Ahmed Lone in its judgement said: “this is not first case where it has come to the surface that the milk product manufactured by the accused company contains detergent, urea and other dangerous chemicals not only in milk but other edible products and in this behalf prosecution has been launched against the accused company and others. The accused company is facing similar cases before various courts,therefore, the presumption of innocence in favour of the accused company is ruled out. The apex court of the state has also taken cognizance suo moto against the product in question and the product is presently before the Honorable Supreme Court of the country, for the same offence.
One hopes the corporate of Kashmir maintains the desired principles and standards.