3.4 quintals of PDS rice seized in Nizamabad

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Nizamabad: Revenue Enforcement officials on Wednesday seized 3.4 quintals of PDS rice and a Tata Ace vehicle, along with two persons, at Ahmadi Bazar and registered a case against them, for purchasing PDS rice from public and selling it at higher rates.

Revenue Enforcement Officials conducted sudden raids at Ahmadi Bazar area. Officials said Shaik Wasi and Rauf Ahmed Khan were purchasing PDS rice from public and selling it at higher rates, it is illegal and against Civil Supplies Act.

Assistant Civil Supplies Officer C Venkateshwar Rao, deputy tahasildar Prashanth, Revenue Inspector Srinivas, and VRA Raghu participated in the raids and registered a case against offenders.