Police seized illegally stored ration rice and wheat

Mattancherry police seized illegally stored ration rice and wheat

The arrested have been identified as 39-year-old Shabir, S/o Ummar,House No.2/1050,Thuruthy, Fortkochi and 36-year-old Nahas,S/o Khaleed Cheenathil Veettil, Eeraveli,  Mattanchery.  As restrictions were imposed on the sale and stocking by the government on ration rice, ration wheat, etc., which fall under the essential commodities category, were being procured and stored illegally without any documents. Three bags of wheat, 06 bags of white rice, 66 bags of red rice, 28 bags of green rice, 20 pieces of sacks and a sack stitching machine were seized.Following this, the city rationing authorities, who arrived on the basis of the information, prepared the mahassar after ascertaining the confiscated items. A case has been registered against the accused at Mattancherry police station.The food grains were confiscated by Sri.VG Raveendranadh, Assistant Commissioner,Mattanchery Subdivision, Inspector of Police Thrideep Chandan, SI’s Roopesh KR, Sivan Kutty KK, Probation SI Alex, SCPO Edwin Rose and CPO’s Anish,Afsal,Muhammed Tahir.