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DINDIGUL: Muniandi, salesman of a fair price shop functioning at Kuthiluppai village in Oddanchatram block was arrested on the charges of smuggling PDS goods and selling them in the open market and cases were registered against him as per the direction of Collector K.S. Palanisamy here on Wednesday.
Acting on information that the salesman of this shop sold PDS goods for excessive price, the officials conducted a surprise raid and found malpractices in the shop on Tuesday. They said that he had created bogus bill for sale of three litres of kerosene and supplied only two litres to the public. He had smuggled 263 litres of kerosene and sold in the open market for higher price.
The Collector warned that stern action would be initiated against salesmen engaging in sale of free rice, sugar, wheat, pulses and kerosene, meant for PDS, in the open market.
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