Police recover 74 bags of PDS rice, one arrested

Srinagar, Jan 16: Police in Srinagar have recovered 74 bags of rice and two bags of flour which were meant for public distribution and were being illegally sold in the black market.
“Acting on a complaint, police post Bemina arrested Bilal Ahmad Nath resident of Bilal Colony Bemina for selling PDS rice after repacking the same in duplicate “Apple brand” bags,” said a police spokesman in a statement.
A police spokesman said that 74 bags of PDS rice and two bags of flour was seized from the said place.
“In this regard, a case FIR No 13/2019 was registered in Police Station Parimpora and further investigation was taken up,” a police spokesman said.