The crime branch police has seized 420 cartons of illicit liquor being smuggled in a truck here and arrested three persons in the operation, officials said on Friday.
Following a tip off, the truck was intercepted on Thursday night near the Atmaram Steel Factory intersection in Kavi Nagar industrial area, City Superintendent of Police Shlok Kumar said.
During a search of the vehicle, 420 liquor cartons were found concealed amidst 400 gunny bags containing pulses, he said.
The accused have been identified as Manjit, Mahesh and Kuldeep, he said.
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