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Villagers protest against illicit liquor in Greater Noida

Press Trust of India  |  Greater Noida 

A group of people from Maicha villagers today held protest at SSP office here demanding action against mafias.

The protesters alleged that since last two years, illicit supply was going on in the village and some people fell ill after consuming the on the occasion of Holi.

They claimed that police have failed to check the menace.

The Villagers the DSP who promised of action against the liquor mafias.

District Excise Officer Kuldeep Yadav said, "We are regularly conducting raids against illicit liquor. In this month so far we have seized 15,000 litre of illicit smuggled liquor.

"Regarding Maicha village, I have directed the inspectors to send a team and check for illicit liquor supply in the village and arrest the liquor mafias," he said.

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First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 01:42 IST