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Two arrested with 90 pouches of illicit liquor in Samba

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Police has arrested two persons and claimed to have recovered 90 pouches of illicit from their possession in separate places in the Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

As part of the continuous drive against the menace of the drugs and illicit liquor, the district police laid a surprise naka at Rajpura area of the district and intercepted a truck today, a police officer said.

During the checking of the truck 50 pouches of illicit were recovered from the possession of the driver, he said.

The contraband along with the truck was seized and the driver arrested, the police officer added.

A case under Excise Act was registered and further investigations initiated, he said.

In another incident, a police party based on some specific information succeeded in apprehending one person from Ghagwal area of the district and recovered 40 pouches of illicit from his possession today.

A case under Excise Act stands was registered against him at police station Ghagwal and investigations initiated, the officer said.

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First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 19:13 IST