Gang smuggled cheap liquor from Chandigarh, filled it in bottles of costly scotch in Mohali; 4 held

Accused say they used to buy empty bottles of scotch brands from different scrap dealers of Mohali and Ludhiana areas

Gang smuggled cheap liquor from Chandigarh, filled it in bottles of costly scotch in Mohali; 4 held

The seized liquor bottles.

PTI

Chandigarh, May 28

A joint team of the Punjab Police and the state Excise Department busted a gang, which filled cheap liquor into bottles of expensive and imported scotch brands, said an official on Saturday.

Four persons have been arrested, said Joint Excise Commissioner Naresh Dubey.

The gang was allegedly involved in smuggling cheap liquor from Chandigarh into Punjab and filling it in bottles of expensive scotch brands at a rented accommodation in Mohali.

The accused said they used to buy empty bottles of scotch brands from different scrap dealers of Mohali and Ludhiana areas.

The accused were identified as Kundan Visht, Harshwardan, residents of Ambala (Haryana); Pardeep Singh, a resident of Jind (Haryana); and Jasmin Kaur, a resident of Sangrur.

Tribune Shorts


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