Kishanganj (Bihar), Oct 30 Nearly 900 bottles of foreign liquor were seized today and one person was arrested in connection with it in Kishanganj district of Bihar, officials said.
The sale and consumption of alcohol in Bihar had been banned one-and-a-half-years ago.
According to Sashastra Seema Bal Deputy (SSB) Commandant Kumar Sundaram, 890 bottles of liquor was seized from a vehicle in an operation conducted jointly by the SSB and the local police.
The liquor was found stored in bottles of 250 ml and 750 ml and concealed under sacks filled with potatoes, he said.
The driver of the vehicle was arrested. He disclosed that the consignment worth Rs 3.86 lakh had been brought from neighbouring West Bengal and was to be supplied to Araria district, Sundaram said.