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Man sentenced to 10 yrs jail for violating liquor Law in Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Munger (Bihar) 

A here today sentenced a man to 10 years imprisonment in connection with seizure of ingredients for making country from his house in district.

Additional held alias Gabbar guilty under provisions of the Prohibition and Excise Act 2016 and awarded him 10 years of imprisonment.

The also slapped a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the man in default of which he would have to spend another six months in jail.

According to the FIR filed in the case, the police had sezied 20 litres of mahua (a fruit used to make country liquor) from his house at Matadih village on August 5 last year.

The excise had on December 15 awarded 10 years rigorous imprisonment to a 45-year-old woman in connection with the seizure of 'mahua' from her residence in the district.

The last year had enacted a stringent anti-banning manufacture, bottling, distribution, transportation, accumulation, possession, purchase, sale or consumption of in

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 19:00 IST