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135 carton of liquor seized, driver held

Press Trust of India  |  Kishanganj 

Police today seized 135 carton of and arrested a driver of a pick up van in this connection from a check post on NH-31 in Bihar's Kishanganj district, a police officer said.

Acting on a tip off, police intercepted a pick up van at Faringola check post near Kishanganj district headquarter while it was passing through with a consignment of 135 carton from West Bengal's Siliguri town to Dalkola, Ganga Rampur and Buniyadpur areas of the state, the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Kamini Bala said.

The consignment was seized for breach of Bihar's stringent requiring vehicles transporting alcohol to other states through its jurisdiction must be fully covered and shut with lock, she said.

The vehicle driver Kishan Barman has been arrested, Bala said.

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 18:32 IST