Vigilance and Enforcement (V&E) officials seized huge quantity of rice being transported illegally at Khaza village on Wednesday. On a tip-off, the vigilance sleuths, led by Regional Vigilance and Enforcement Officer R.N. Ammi Reddy, intercepted a lorry carrying 340 bags of rice supplied by the government for public distribution system and seized the material along with a car. Three persons, involved in the racket were taken into custody, Mr. Reddy said.

— Staff Reporter