Five held, one booked for liquor smuggling

Five held, one booked for liquor smuggling

Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, September 28

The police have nabbed five persons and booked another for liquor smuggling from different places in the city during the past 24 hours. Seizure of 105 bottles of country liquor and whisky has been made from them.

The police said Aman Sharma, a resident of Gurpal Nagar, was nabbed with 24 bottles of country liquor from his house in Gurpal Nagar. In another raid, Vicky Bhatia of Lahorian Dhaba in Green Enclave was arrested and his accomplice Deepak, a resident of Netaji Park, booked with the recovery of 12 bottles of whisky.

Guddu of Deep Nagar was nabbed from his gas stove shop where he was allegedly selling smuggled liquor and 11 bottles of whisky were recovered from him. In yet another instance, the police arrested Manpreet Singh of Mundian Kalan from Sector 32 with 10 bottles of whisky in his possession.

In another raid conducted on a tip-off, the police nabbed Blawinder Singh of Managt village while selling smuggled liquor on at the back of the village cremation ground. Four boxes (48 bottles) of country liquor were recovered from his possession.

The police said cases had been registered against all suspects under the Excise Act.

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