Four youths, including three students of Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna, have been arrested for consuming liquor on the institute's premises, police said. Acting on a tip-off, a team of officers from Jakkanpur police station raided the institute last night and found all four of them in an inebriated condition in their hostel room, SHO Abrar Ahmad Khan told PTI. Four empty bottles of foreign liquor were also seized from the room, Khan said. "The police got a call from the hostel last night that some students were creating nuisance under the influence of liquor," he said. Three of them are residents of Patna while the fourth one, a common friend, hailed from Bhagalpur, he said. All four of them were arrested under section 37(C) of Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act 2016 and sent to jail, the police officer said. Bihar was declared a dry state by the state government on April 5, 2016. As per the provisions of the act, an offender could be jailed for a term of not less than ten years, and with fine which shall not be anything below one lakh rupees.
Four arrested for consuming liquor in Patna
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