Sitapur (UP): Over 8000 quintals of wheat and rice were found missing from an Uttar Pradesh Food and Commodity Corporation godown in Sidhauli area, officials said on Tuesday.

On Sunday, UP minister of State for Food and Civil Supplies Rampal Rajwanshi inspected the godown, found some anomalies and ordered a probe, he said.

A team, headed by District Supply Officer Rakesh Saxena, checked the godown on Monday and found 8,409 quintals of wheat and rice missing.

The DSO said a report in this connection had been submitted to the District Magistrate. Teams were constituted to check rest of the 18 godowns in the district, he said.


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