285 bags of hoarded rice seized

Last Updated: Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 17:17

Puducherry: A total of 285 bags of rice
allegedly hoarded by owners of two rice mills in neighbouring
Villianoor village were on Thursday seized by sleuths of Food Cell.

The seizure was made during raids conducted by the Food
Cell attached to the Directorate of Civil Supplies and
Consumer Affairs on a tip-off, police sources said.
The rice was allegedly meant to be sold in open market after
polishing them without proper permits.

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First Published: Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 17:17

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