Penangite sells subsidised cooking oil mixed with prayer oil to consumers

Penangite sells subsidised cooking oil mixed with prayer oil to consumers 2
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RECENTLY, a man from Penang, was arrested by the authorities after he was found mixing oil used for prayer purposes with subsidised cooking oil, before selling it on to consumers.

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Quoting the Chief Enforcement Officer of KPDNHEP Penang, A. Mogan, Astro Awani reports that the suspect was detained during a raid in Taman Seri Murni in Sungai Dua, Penang on Tuesday.

Investigators confiscated a total of 272 kilograms of subsidised polybag cooking oil, alongside 952 kilograms of subsidised cooking oil that were already deposited into yellow industrial containers.

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The suspect is believed to have also mixed cooking oil with prayer oil, which isn’t meant to be consumed, before selling it on to consumers at a rate of RM6 to RM8 per kilo. Keep in mind that the subsidised rate for polybag cooking oil is set at RM2.50 per kilo.

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Source – Sun Uk

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