A person arrested for hoarding 1,400 kg of rice, meant for Public Distribution System was detained under the Black Marketing Act here on Thursday. Based on the recommendation from the Civil Supplies, CID, Salem unit, City Police Commissioner K.C. Mahali ordered the detention of E. Sakthi alias Sathiyaraj (25) of Erumapalayam. The police said that Sakthi, along with ‘Valathi’ Kumar was involved in smuggling rice.

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