34 cartons of liquor seized in Bihar – fullstory – Press Trust of India

19:45 HRS IST

Kishanganj (Bihar), Oct 27 (PTI) The police today
seized 34 cartons of liquor including five cartons of beer
from Kishanganj district where alcoholic beverages were
banned.

Acting on a tip off, the police arrested two liquor
smugglers and seized the cartons of liquor valued at Rs 1.85
lakh from the bus stand of Kishanganj town, Superintendent of
Police Rajiv Mishra said.

An SUV carrying the cartons was also seized.

During interrogation, the smugglers told the police
that the liquor cartons were being transported to Supaul in
Bihar from Panjipara in West Bengal via Kishanganj.

These smugglers had planned to sell the liquor in
Kosi-Seemanchal area, the police said.

The Bihar police and Excise officials have been on
hunt to check smuggling of liquor from other states ever since
prohibition was implemented in Bihar in April 2016.

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