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Illicit liquor producing unit busted

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Press Trust of India
Acting on a tip-off,

the Loni police busted an illicit liquor producing unit in DLF Colony here on Thursday and seized empty quarter bottles, plastic tanks, chemical sealing machine, among other items, officials said.
Senior Superintendent of Police Vaibhav Krishna said the house of one Jagat Singh was raided in DLF Colony. Surendra, Shobharam alias Jagat singh, and Arvind were arrested at the house, while factory owner Ravi managed to escape the scene.
Police seized 44 cartons of ready to sell liquor of Mr India brand and four drums (with capacity of 200 litres each) with the illicit liquor.
Bar coding machine, caps with sealing machine, wrappers, and a mini truck were also seized.
The police have registered case under Excise Act and sections 272, 273 and 420 of the IPC, the SSP said.
On Wednesday, the Noida Police busted an illegal liquor factory running in Ghaziabad and arrested four persons. As much as 15,000 litre of illicit liquor, estimated to be worth Rs 50 lakh, was seized, officials said.

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First Published: Sep 27 2018 | 9:10 PM IST

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