The Vigilance officials raided a rice mill following reports of illegal stocks of rice meant for public distribution system at Chemudugunta in Venkatachalam mandal in Nellore district. The rice mill and a lorry along with the stock were seized in the raid.

Sources said that at the time of the raid, over 250 quintals of PDS rice was kept ready in a lorry on the rice mill premises. It was worth nearly Rs. 28 lakh. -Staff Reporter