Petrol mixed with water in Chikkaballapur, Karnataka

Petrol mixed with water in Chikkaballapur, Karnataka

March 20, 2017, 12:23 p.m.

This petrol bunk in Chikballapur District of Karnataka was in news for all the wrong reasons. When citizens filled their vehicles with petrol here, they realised that their vehicles stopped functioning after travelling a distance of 50 metres or less. All of those who found something was fishy decided to unravel the wrong-doing. And they found out that petrol was highly diluted due to it being mixed with water. They compared bottles with original petrol and the diluted one that this bunk offered and protested. The lame excuse offered by the authorities was that the rain water seeped in