The police personnel seized plastic rice from Bharat general store located in Mallikarjuna Sadan at Srisailam in Kurnool district. Locals purchased rice from the store but they smelled burning of plastic while they were cooking rice. They grew suspicious as they were unable to chew the rice. They lodged a complaint with the police. However, the owner of the store cleared the stocks from the shop prior to police conducting the raid. It is learnt that store owner bought five bags of plastic rice from Nandyal.