Over 98,000 litres of subsidised diesel seized in Port Dickson

  • Nation
  • Friday, 14 Apr 2023

SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan chapter of the Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry seized 98,840 litres of subsidised diesel fuel, worth RM212,506, from a premises in Port Dickson on Thursday (April 13) evening.

Its director, Muhammad Zahir Mazlan said his team raided the premises in the Sri Lukut Industrial Park and found it stored diesel that exceeded the permitted limit of 60,000 litres.

"The inspection conducted at the subsidised diesel wholesaler level was the ministry's proactive action to identify and address the issue of leakages of subsidised diesel during the Ops TIRIS period," he said in a statement here Friday (April 14).

He said the case is being investigated under the Control of Supplies Act 1961. - Bernama

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