Rice mill seized in Eluru

Rice mill seized in Eluru
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The Civil supplies officials seized a rice mill in city on Friday.According to officials, Dodda Naga Venkata Radhakrishna was running a rice mill in the name of Chandrasekhar Rice merchants near Balaji theatre in one town area.

Eluru: The Civil supplies officials seized a rice mill in city on Friday.According to officials, Dodda Naga Venkata Radhakrishna was running a rice mill in the name of Chandrasekhar Rice merchants near Balaji theatre in one town area.

He used to collect the paddy from the IKP Centres. Recently, he procured 2,792 tonnes of paddy from a IKP Centre and as per norms he should give 1,870 quintals to the government.

However, he handed over only 1,617 quintals to the government. The district civil supplies members led by officer Sayyad Yasin raided the rice mill on Friday observed discrepancies in the stock. They finally found that there were no proper bills for 180 quintals of PL variety rice.

The officer said that the rice mill was seized and the stock in the mill would be sent to other rice mill.Eluru divisional assistant supply officer Prathap Reddy, food inspector K Ramesh Kumar, Eluru VRO Md Bhasha participated in the raids.

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