In the continuing drive against smuggling of liquor into ‘dry’ Bihar, police seized huge consignments of liquor and arrested three peddlers, including the son of a ward councilor, in ‘dry’ Bihar’s Nawada and Rohtas districts today. While 1,070 cartons of foreign liquor were seized in Nawada district, police seized 15 cartons of foreign liquor and 5,700 pouches of country liquor in Rohtas district. A Nawada report quoting Police Superintendent Vikas Burman said that police seized 1,070 cartons of foreign liquor from a container near Shanpur roundabout under the same police station area following a specific intelligence input. Mr Burman said that driver and co-driver of the truck had been arrested in this connection.
He said the consignment was being smuggled from Kolkata for its delivery in Nepal when it was intercepted. The driver and co-driver of the truck were being subjected to intensive interrogation, he added. A Sasaram report said that a peddler Vikas Kumar, son of ward councilor Kalwati Devi, was arrested from Wazirganj village under Mufassil police station area in Rohtas district when the consignment of liquor was being off loaded from pick up van for keeping it in a car.
Police recovered 15 cartons of foreign liquor and 5,700 pouches of country liquor from the spot. The consignment was being smuggled from Jharkhand when it was intercepted. An intensive interrogation of the peddler is on to nab other members of his gang.UNI DH AD1310
— (UNI) — C-1-1-DL0213-883790.Xml
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