Two persons were arrested and 300 kg of rice meant for Public Distribution System was seized during a raid by a special squad near Cumbum on Saturday.

Six donkeys used for transporting the rice were also seized, said M. Krishnasamy, special squad Tahisidar. The rice was handed over to civil supplies officials. The arrested were produced before the Uthamapalayam court, which remanded them in 15 days’ judicial custody. — Staff Reporter

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