Kolkata: Man selling 'artificial eggs' arrested

| Updated: Apr 01, 2017 16:03 IST

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Apr. 1 (ANI): An egg a day may add nutritional value to your diet, but not a 'plastic' egg for sure. In a bizarre incident, a man was arrested for selling 'artificial eggs' containing plastic-like material from Kolkata's Park Circus area. On the basis of a complaint made on Thursday by a consumer of these eggs, Mohammed Shamim Ansari was arrested on Friday. However, in his defence Shamim claimed that the eggs were of duck and if kept in refrigerator for a day and then consumed, become like plastic. The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has ordered an investigation into the same. (ANI)

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