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AP: Illicit liquor worth Rs 10 lakh seized ahead of LS, Assembly polls

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Ahead of the and Assembly polls, illicit liquor worth Rs 10 lakh has been seized from Bapiraju village in

After receiving directions from the Election Commission, excise officials on Thursday conducted and raids in various parts of district.

"Excise department has seized illicit liquor worth Rs 10 lakh from MRC Wines in Bapiraju village. The wines shop has stored liquor illegally and no valid documents were found," said.

"We will take strict action against the accused. We have set up check posts across the district and more raids will be conducted by the Excise department and police," she added.

Police have registered a case and further investigation is underway.

(CEC) on Sunday in announced the schedule for 17th polls and the Assembly polls in as well, which will take place on April 11 in a single phase.

The results of the Assembly and polls will be announced on May 23.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 05:37 IST