A team of police personnel seized 118 bags of rice meant for supply under the public distribution system and arrested two persons in this connection in Sathyamangalam on Wednesday night.
Police said the team intercepted a lorry proceeding to Bannari and found that it was carrying 118 bags of PDS rice. Lorry driver Mubarak Ali and cleaner Chellakutti were arrested in this regard.
In the preliminary inquiry, it was found that the PDS rice was being smuggled to Karnataka. A case was registered. Further investigation is on.