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630 bags of rice, meant for PDS seized

Posted on Nov 20, 10:12PM | UNI

Vigilance officials today seized 630 bags of rice, worth more than Rs 6 lakh, while being transported illegally and arrested two people in this connection.

Vigilance Superintendent of Police Ammi Reddy said that on a tip-off, the vigilance officials intercepted two lorries at Mangaligiri-Tenali Cross, at Mangalagiri, in the district. The rice was being transported from Martur in Prakasham district to Mangapet in East Godavari.

A case was registered and investigation is on, he said.