Photo by Nadeem Mashwani

NOWSHERA, 31 July: On the directives of district administration, police conducted a raid on an unregistered and illegal factory of urea and fertilizers here the other day.

According to Tanveer Iqbal, additional assistant commissioner Nowshera, the administration had received complaints from local farmers that substandard and fake urea and fertilizers were being manufactured in the factory. He added that the factory management used to pack their substandard product in the bags of registered brands and sell in the market.

The official further informed that three persons including the manager of the factory had been arrested while efforts were underway to arrest the owner.