Mendhar, March 19: A private vehicle loaded with government ration was on Thursday seized by police in Rajouri.
Giving details, SSP Rajouri Chandan Kohli said that a team of police headed by SHO Dharamsal Amit Singh under the supervision of SDPO Nowshera Zakir Shaheen Mirza and Additional SP Nowshera GL Sharma was on routine patrolling on Jammu Rajouri highway when a vehicle JK02BD 6305 was signalled to stop for routine physical frisking at Bal Shama.
He said 28 bags of government ration (50 kilograms each) was recovered from the possession of Suresh Chander son of Jagdish Raj resident of Balshama.
The loaded ration is meant for government supply on subsidized rates but the said person failed to produce any valid documents for the ration after which he was arrested, SSP said adding that the ration has been seized and vehicle has been taken into possession by police.
A case FIR 21/20 under sections 409/411/109 IPC and 3/7 Essential Commodities Act has been registered in Dharamsal police station and investigation started to ascertain the identity of the ration dealer suspected to be a government official.