672 bottles of illicit liquor seized, 4 held in Ludhiana

672 bottles of illicit liquor seized, 4 held in Ludhiana

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Our Correspondent
Ludhiana, June 21

In the course of a stepped-up drive to curb sale of smuggled liquor in the city, the police have arrested four persons from various places in the city on Sunday with the recovery of 56 boxes (672 bottles) of illicit liquor. All of them have been booked under various sections of the Excise Act.

40 boxes seized from dhandari kalan man

The police said Raj Kumar, a resident of Dhandari Kalan, was nabbed by a team of the anti-smuggling wing of the police, led by SI Harjap Singh, while he was waiting for customers to sell liquor in front of his house. Forty boxes (480 bottles) of different brands of liquor were seized from him.

The police said Raj Kumar, a resident of Dhandari Kalan, was nabbed by a team of the anti-smuggling wing of the police, led by SI Harjap Singh, while he was waiting for customers to sell liquor in front of his house. Forty boxes (480 bottles) of different brands of liquor were seized from his possession.

Sonu, a resident of Ashok Vihar in Bhamian Kalan, was arrested from near his house where he was selling liquor on a motorcycle (bearing registration No. PB 10GB 3304), parked on a vacant plot. The police said 10 boxes (120 bottles) of First Choice whisky were recovered from the spot. The two-wheeler being used for the illicit trade was also impounded.

In another incidents, the police nabbed Sikander Singh, a resident of Ram Nagar, on Tajpur Road, from Sahibiana village with 24 bottles of countrymade liquor and Vishnu Kumar, a resident of Jaswant Nagar, with the seizure of 48 bottles of 111 whisky brand.

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