Slamming officials and petrol pumps where the electronic chips have been found, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday reacted to reports saying strict action would be taken where the electronic chips had been found. No culprits will be spared and today a special task force had raided multiple petrol pumps in Lucknow to check out the reports of petrol theft. Strict action will be taken on them,? Pradhan told ANI.
Pradhan further stated that petrol pump owners had been reportedly selling a lesser amount of petrol at the same charge.?The authorities were reported to have found at least seven such pumps where the stealing of petrol was rampant. These pump owners had been reportedly selling a lesser amount of petrol at the same charge. There are reports which allege that these pumps have been stealing 50 ml of fuel per every litre.