Six persons were arrested after a large quantity of illicit liquor was allegedly recovered from their possession here, the police said today.
Two more persons were arrested by a patrolling party at Ashok Nagar in Gandhi Nagar area after the search of their carry bags led to the recovery of 90 pouches of desi whisky, the spokesman said.
In another raid at village Kotli Shah Doula in R S Pura, he said police arrested two persons selling liquor pouches openly.
As many as 45 pouches of liquor were recovered from them during the operation, he said.
He said another person was apprehended from B C Road near the bus stand along with 70 pouches of illicit liquor.
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