: A revenue team, led by the Taluk Supply Officer of Vilavancode, seized 1,000 kg of rice meant for the public distribution system, at Padanthalumoodu near Kaliyakkavilai on the Kerala border on Friday.

According to sources, the team noticed a luxury car proceeding towards Kerala and signalled it to stop. The driver ignored the signal. The officials chased the vehicle for more than a km and seized the rice.

The driver and other occupants escaped after abandoning the vehicle.

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