TAMIL NADU

Ration rice seized

CHENNAI, DEC. 27. Sixty bags of ration rice, about to be smuggled to Andhra Pradesh were seized by the Civil Supplies CID police in the city on Wednesday.

According to an official press release, the rice bags were kept in a mini lorry in Pillayar Koil Street, Tondiarpet. During the raid, the lorry driver Sundaramurthy was arrested and the vehicle seized by the police. Police is also on the lookout for one Venkatesan of Manali in connection with the incident, the release added.