Telangana: 262 quintals of smuggled PDS rice seized in Asifabad

Revenue officials on Wednesday seized 262 quintals of rice bags intended for the Public Distribution System (PDS) that were stored in a hut in Kagaznagar town. Two vans used in the offence were likewise seized.

Joint Collector (Revenue), V Rajesham said that officials conducted a raid in the hut based on a tip-off, the PDS rice was recovered from the hut situated close to the railroad station. He said that a few obscure people procured the grains and dumped the bags in the hotel.

Police registered a case and an investigation is underway.

This article has been republished from The Siasat Daily

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