Bantwal, May 02, 2019: Bantwal Police have arrested two persons on the charges of stocking and selling rice meant for distribution under PDS. Police have also seized 5,470 kgs of rice stocked in 150 bags.
The arrested persons are Abdul Hakeem of Goodinabali and vehicle driver Abdul Salam. Apart from rice, a weighing machine, two sewing machines and a pick-up vehicle have been seized from the arrested persons.
The operation followed a tip off and was led by Bantwal Food Department officer Srinivas and Bantwal ASP Saidul Adavath.