Police foils black marketing of Government rice in Budgam; illegally procured rice seized
May 17: Police in Budgam have foiled black marketing of Government rice by seizing illegally procured Government rice.
Acting on specific information that one person namely Abdul Rashid Sofi son of Mohammad Jamal Sofi resident of Harda Batapora has illegally procured Government rice and is selling in his private shop at exorbitant rates.
On receipt of this information, Police party from Police Station Budgam raided the said location and recovered 5 quintals of Government rice from his shop. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR number 136/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Budgam.
Further investigation into the case is going on.(GNS)