Crime

Supplies Department raids paddy Mandi in Malkangiri, 3 arrested

Malkangiri: In a bid to crack illegal paddy procurement racket, Civil Supplies Department officials raided a paddy Mandi in Kaladapalli here today.

The officials have detained three middlemen on the charges of purchasing paddy crops from local farmers at lower price and selling the same in the Mandi. However, five other middlemen managed to flee from the spot during the raid.

The detainees were later handed over to Padia police.

On the other hand, Civil Supplies Department officials seized a truck and a mini truck while paddy crops were being smuggled to other states. Acting on complaints filed before the district Collector by some farmers, the officials conducted a raid and seized two vehicles loaded with paddy. Three persons were taken into custody.

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