Hoarding of masks, hand sanitisers amid coronavirus can put you in prison for 7 years

The government on Friday declared masks, including N95, and hand sanitisers as ”essential commodities” in the wake of the coronavirus scare leading to shortages and black marketing of these items. These items will remain under essential commodities segment till June-end, a move aimed at ensuring availability at reasonable prices and cracking down on hoarders/black marketeers. […]