Huge quantity of Liquor seized in Hajipur, two arrested

Published: April 10, 2017 - 14:00 Updated: August 1, 2017 - 17:40

Hajipur:  In a major haul, police today seized 310 cartons of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) from a container truck and arrested two people in this connection near Paswan Chowck under Hajipur Industrial police station area in Vaishali district.

Police said here that acting on a tip off, a container truck was intercepted near Paswan  Chowck and 310 cartons of IMFL was recovered from the vehicle during the search operation. Two people identified as -- Rajesh Kumar and Mohit were arrested soon after recovery of IMFL.

"The container truck has been seized and arrested persons are being interrogated in this connection, " police said adding that preliminary investigation suggested that the consignment of IMFL was being brought from Hariyana to be sold to customers in dry Bihar.

Price of the seized liquor was estimated to be lakhs of rupees, police said adding that those arrested were natives of Sonipat in Haryana.