: Dhandapani, salesman in a ration shop at Manjanaickenpatti near here, was arrested on the charge of selling PDS goods to private hotels by creating bogus bills near here on Monday.

District Supply Officer (in-charge) Paramaraj said that the accused had sold 618 kg out of total allotment of 622 kg of urdu dhall illegally. Food Supply Tahsildar Thajuddin had detected the irregularities and handed him over to the food cell police.

The DSO issued necessary orders for further action.

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