Verbalized a mechanic: he built into vehicles the domestic gas tanks
7 October 2011 - lexpress.mu
A resident of Vallée-des-Prêtres was caught in the process of powering a car with gas household with an artisanal product.
The incident comes amid has launched the awareness campaign "Gas pa enn badinaz" by the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Cader Sayed-Hossen, last week.
Police have sanctioned the mechanic for "illegal practice in the use of domestic gas." Indeed, this 49 year old man was caught with a "client" fueling his car with gas subsidized by the government.
With the help of a camera head craft that this Valley of the Priests injected the contents of bottles in the blue tank cars. "Certainly in both cases, the same gas can be used, c ' is to say a mixture of butane and propane, but the dangers are great for the driver that uses household liquid, "said an official of the Shell.
In early afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 5, according to information gathered from people in the region of Vallée-des-Priests, the team sergeant Chowdharry raided the garage of the suspect. On site, a motorist came replenish his car with gas.
The suspect was immediately led to the central fire station for questioning. It admits immediately resort to this practice and says it touches Rs 50 for each car. Three other tanks were seized in his garage.
At the launch of this campaign, last Wednesday, the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Cader Sayed-Hossen, reported a loss of some Rs 150 million of public funds because of "irresponsible behavior of some motorists ".