October 01, 2020

Police seize 150 cartons of foreign liquor in Bihar

Police yesterday seized 150 cartons of foreign liquor worth around Rs 20 lakh from a truck in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district.

Acting on a tip-off, police intercepted the truck near Patiyasa Jalal under Ahiyapur police station of the district and seized the cartons, City Superintendent of Police Upendra Nath Verma said.

The liquor cartons were hidden under packets of oil and soaps kept in the truck bearing Harayan registration number, the SP said.

The driver and the cleaner of the truck escaped after seeing the police, he said, adding, the vehicle has been seized.

A complete prohibition on liquor is in force in Bihar since April 5, 2016.

Courtesy: PTI

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