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.
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.
First Published: Thursday, March 08, 2012, 17:17