Krishnagiri: The District supply officials seized 600 bags of rice worth Rs.3.70 lakh meant for supply under the public distribution system, which was being smuggled in two lorries near here on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off a team were conducting vehicle checks at Kurpurapalli when they intercepted a lorry with 280 rice bags from Tiruvunnamalai. In another incident, a team were conducting vehicle checks at the Neralagiri check post when they intercepted a lorry with 320 bags of rice. The lorries were on the way to Bangarapet.

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