Owners of weaving units claim a $20 million swindle.

Weavers called for tougher sanctions against two major textile merchants who failed to make payments . 139 weaving unit owners vowed to be cheated, initially, but then a vote was taken .

Surat: Surat is a city where you can live in a metropolis.Surat has a textile weaving unit owner who meets with city police commissioner Ajay Tomar on Saturday and presents a petition to minister of state for home Harsh Sanghavi through videoconference.They also pleaded for compensation for alleged fraud of Rs 20 crore.The weavers called for tougher sanctions against two major textile merchants who made purchases in the last 12 months but failed to make payments.

According to the operator of a weaving unit, the total amount is about Rs 20 crore.Sanghavi was requested to devise a strategy to tackle bribing textile traders by the weaving unit owners.Though the Economic Offence Cell was present, evasion was being carried out in the textile industry, according to them.According to a police officer from Varachha police station, the procedure to record the offence is continuing.