IMFL, beer bottles worth Rs 36.59 lakh seized in Gujarat

Police on Saturday seized Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and beer bottles worth Rs 36.59 lakh from a truck at a toll booth at Bharthan village in the district.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 03, 2017, 20:54 PM IST

Vadodara: Police on Saturday seized Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and beer bottles worth Rs 36.59 lakh from a truck at a toll booth at Bharthan village in the district.

Acting on a tip-off, personnel of the Rapid Response cell under the Vadodara Range of Inspector General of Police (IGP) intercepted a truck on national highway eight and seized the IMFL and beer bottles, G S Malik, IGP, Vadodara Range told PTI.

One M Indra Thapa, a native of Nepal and a resident of Valsad district was arrested and a case under relevant sections of Gujarat Prohibition Act has been registered, Malik added.

Sale and consumption of liquor is prohibited in Gujarat.