New Delhi: Three persons were arrested on Sunday in central Delhi for allegedly possessing liquor bottles during voting in municipal elections here, police said.
Virender Rana (25) was apprehended from Patel Nagar during a checking.
"With a view to keep a check on bootlegging in view of the forthcoming MCD election, a special drive was launched against the bootleggers in Central District area. The checking was on and a Nano car was spotted and was signalled to stop.
"But the driver reversed the car and tried to flee. He was overpowered and on the search of the car, 192 quarters of Diplomat Whisky were seized rom the car," Devesh Srivastava, Additional Commissioner of Police (Central), said.
In the second incident, Raj Kumar (44) and Rajesh Adil (32) were arrested from Prem Nagar area allegedly with 155 quarters of DSP brand whisky, he said.
Separate cases were registered.