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300 cartons of liquor seized in dry Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Gopalganj (Bihar) 

At least 300 cartons of liquor, worth about Rs 40 lakh, have been seized in the district and one person has been arrested in this connection, an department official said today.

The liquor, manufactured in Haryana, was being brought in a container truck, bearing a fake number.

The vehicle was seized at Jalalpur checkpost under station area late last night, superintendent said.

He said the of the container truck has been arrested by the police and the market value of the liquor, kept in 300 cartons, was about Rs 40 lakh.

Sale and consumption of was banned in by the nearly two years ago.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 14:25 IST