3,470 rice bags seized

Staff Reporter

GUNTUR: Sleuths of Vigilance and Enforcement Department raided two godowns at Eemani village in Duggirala mandal and seized 3, 470 bags of BPT rice hoarded illegally. Meanwhile, the Civil Supplies Department officials confiscated 600 bags of another scarce commodity -- Red Gram from Pedakancherla Village in Vinukonda Mandal of Guntur district on Tuesday.

The raids were led by S.I Venkateswara Rao. The rice godowns belonged to Tummapudi Bapakoteswara Rao and G. Venkata Satyanarayana. The police seized 1,870 bags kept at one place and 1,900 at another place.

This is the biggest seizures of its kind in the district.

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