Food smuggling prevention kaaval conducted vehicle checking under the bridge that starts Bakalur road near Hosur bus stand.
They stopped a load van and inspected the same. Police found rice in it. Police inquiry revealed the 2 ton rice was being smuggled from Chennai to Karunataka via Hosur.
The smugglers were identified as Thirunintra-voor Mathiazakan (42) and Ambeth-thoor Sundar (23). While police arrested the two and seized the rice along with the vehicle, another accused Chakravarathi of Thriunintra-voor is managing to escape.