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STF carries out raids on mobile phone dealers

india Updated: Aug 15, 2010 12:27 IST

The Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh police carried out raids on mobile phone dealers in several districts to check sale of SIM cards issued on fake identities, officials said in Lucknow on Sunday.

FIRs were lodged against two dealers in Allahabad and Mirzapur respectively, they said.

The raids were carried out on mobile dealers in Lucknow, Varanasi, Agra and Allahabad on Saturday during which a number of cases of SIM cards being sold on fake identity proof, they said.

"Letters are being sent to mobile companies concerned asking them to take action against these dealers," they added.