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Police seizes liquor worth Rs 24.69 lakh in Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Purnea/Muzaffarpur 

Police today seized huge quantity of worth Rs 24.69 lakh and arrested three persons from two districts of Bihar, which is a dry state since April 2016. Police seized 8472 bottles of Made Foreign (IMFL) worth Rs 14.69 lakh and arrested one person from district. Acting on a tip off, a police team led by Baisi station house officer (SHO) searched a truck near Baisi purab chowk in district and seized 2672 litres of from 8472 bottles of IMFL, of Police, Nishant Kumar Tiwary said. The police team arrested a smuggler identified as Deep Narayan Yadav, a resident of Muzaffarpur, the SP said. Stating that this is one of the biggest hauls of seizure in the district, the SP said the was being transported to from West Bengal's Dalkola. In an another case of seizure, a police team seized 95 cartons of foreign worth Rs 10 lakh from a truck in district. Acting on a tip off, a police team seized 95 cartons of foreign worth Rs 10 lakh from a truck which was searched at a place under station of district on Muzaffarpur-Darbhanga main road, of Police said adding that the cartons were hidden under the stock of poultry feed. The and the cleaner have been arrested, that SP said. The government had in 2016 enacted a stringent anti-law banning manufacture, bottling, distribution, transportation, accumulation, possession, purchase, sale or consumption of in

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 21:05 IST
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