Uttar Pradesh STF arrested three persons. The ration scam was uncovered by these arrests. Investigation revealed that in Muzaffarnagar district alone, ration supplies of about 20,000 people disappeared using just 64 Aadhaar cards. In Ghaziabad which is the constituency of the Food and Supplies Minister of Uttar Pradesh Atul Garg, a huge scam in ration supplies has been exposed. According to the available information, corruption in ration scheme is rampant in 40 districts of the state. The food officer of Muzaffarnagar has been suspended in this matter. The investigation has revealed the collusion of the entire supplies department in this scam.
The supply department has estimated that there is a corruption of around ₹40 crore.