NAGAON, Oct 19 - Based on a secret tip-off, Nagaon town police led by SI Gaurovjyoti Mahanta last night seized more than 400 bags of PDS rice meant for the people below the poverty line from a public outlet at Aminpatty in the town.
According to sources, the outlet was being ran by one fair price agent, Intekhab Alom of Aminpatty. Police seized the PDS rice bags when they were kept ready in a secret room for selling in the black market.
Alom managed to escape from the police�s net is absconding till the filing of this report. Police have registered a case in this regard and has started further investigation to crack the entire case, the sources added.