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Three booked for supplying PDS rice in black market

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Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

Three persons were booked for allegedly supplying Public Distribution System (PDS) rice in black market in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, police said.

A team of officers of the supply department seized 29 quintals of rice being taken in a vehicle from a ration shop for black marketing near Kandhla town in the district on Monday, Station House Officer Kuldeep Singh said.

A case was registered against three people, including ration dealer Rajender Singh, he said.

While two persons have been arrested, main accused Rajender Singh is absconding, the SHO said.

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First Published: Tue, May 19 2020. 13:30 IST