Kundapur: Illegal sale of one ton rice under Annabhagya scheme busted

Daijiworld Media Network – Kundapur (MS)

Kundapur, Nov 27: Rice meant to be distributed through Anna Bhagya scheme was found to be sold illegally in the open market at Santhosha Nagara of Hemmady village in the taluk.

Based on a tip-off food inspector Suresh and police waylaid a goods vehicle on the night of November 25 at the bend of national highway which leads to Santhosha Nagara. Police found 24 bags filled with rice and 40 empty plastic bags.

On inquiry, driver Vijaya T Poojary (39) of Badakere, said that the rice collected by Ayub, a resident of Santhosha Nagara from villages was to be delivered to Firoz, a resident of Kodi. Accordingly, driver Vijaya was transporting the rice to Maravanthe to be delivered to Firoz.

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When the 24 bags were weighed, the weight was found to be 1000 kg, the estimated value of which is Rs 22, 000. The value of the confiscated goods vehicle is Rs 1.30 lac.

Kundapur police have registered a case and are probing further.







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  • Dinesh, Dubai

    Mon, Nov 28 2022

    Rice belongs to Na khawoonga na khane doonga fame Feku Gang. But govt is always in denial mode.........!!! Is it called corruption or not..... Only bhakths has to answer.

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  • Raman, Mangalore

    Mon, Nov 28 2022

    Great headlines but actually not great amount compared to crores and crores of swindling happening...

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  • Jossey saldanha, Thane

    Mon, Nov 28 2022

    Minimum 5 Years for these Robbers ...

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  • g m hegde, mumbai

    Sun, Nov 27 2022

    Stealing our cows along with our rice becoz you sold your 10 cents to them

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  • Chandu, Karla

    Sun, Nov 27 2022

    This illegal trade of annabhagya rice is happening in majority PDS Centers and all are fully aware of what is going on. All corruption at the cost of tax payers money in name of social development.....!!!

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  • Flavian, Mangalore/Kuwait

    Sun, Nov 27 2022

    Current MLA K Raghupathi Bhat -Bharatiya Janata PartY Spotless /Non corrupt party & the leaders.

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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Sun, Nov 27 2022

    anna bhagya scheme was introduced by great leader Sidda rama..now the chaddis are taking credit. but we know it is 40 percent govt everywhere loot maar.. this is just one more example...but andh bhakts willl say no...

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  • RK, Mangalore Surathkal

    Sun, Nov 27 2022

    Siddamullah is very peaceful person like you

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