Hyderabad, July 31 -- During the morning hours of Friday, upon receipt of credible information, the sleuths of Special Operations Team (SOT), LB Nagar Zone along with the Police Ibrahimpatnam nabbed eight persons for the adulteration of coal. They mixed the inferior quality coal with the high-grade consignment being imported from South Africa and Australia, as well as with the coal of Singareni collieries. They thereby cheated the needy customers.

Five others are absconding,

The police have seized (1050) tons of high-grade quality coal, (700) tons of inferior quality coal, two lorries and two earth movers (JCBs) Rs.1,62,50,000 worth of property was seized from their possession.

According to police, the accused used to receive such cons...