Daijiworld Media Network - Kaup (HB/DV)
Kaup, Sep 21: On a definite tip-off, Kaup police inspector K C Poovaiah, sub inspector Prakash Salian, and other staff raided the godown of Mohammed Shafeeq on Tuesday September 20 and seized 13,073 rice meant for public distribution stocked in a godown at Kannaghar in Nadsalu village.
Police seized 33 bags of white rice of 50 kg each (total 1650 kg), 192 bags of boiled rice of 50 kg each, 31 bags of boiled rice of 20 kg each (total 620 kg), two bags of boiled rice of 30 kg each (total 30 kg), and 10 bags of boiled rice without stitching (total 303 kg). Rice worth Rs 2,87,606, a weighing machine Rs 4,000, and a stitching machine worth Rs 5,000 was seized in total.
As per the complaint of food inspector T Leelananda, Padubidri police have registered a complaint under 3, 7 Essential Commodities Act 1955 and 3(2), 18(1) Karnataka Public Distribution & Control Order 2016.