SIRKAZHI: Over 1,145 kg of rice allotted for public distribution system was seized from the godown of a hotel here at Pudupattinam on Tuesday. The officials of the Department of Civil Supplies conducted a raid and seized the rice at the godown of Kaaja Hotel here. The owner had been booked under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 and the case transferred to the Food Cell. Over 25 kilograms of sugar and over 50 litres of kerosene were also seized from a motorcycle near Valivalam here, said the District Supplies Officer.

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