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Truckload of liquor seized in dry Bihar, two arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Motihari (Bihar) 

In yet another instance of crackdown on sale of alcohol in dry Bihar, Police here today seized 500 cartons of liquor worth Rs 50 lakh and arrested two persons in this connection.

The liquor was being unloaded from a truck at Jhakhra village under station of district when a police party reached the spot following a tip-off, SHO said.

He said the liquor had been brought from and two locals - Umesh Yadav and Dayakant Thakur - were arrested from the spot for their suspected involvement in liquor trade.

The truck and a motorcycle parked nearby have also been seized, he added.

Sale and consumption of alcohol was completely banned in in April, 2016.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 21:05 IST