Illicit whisky worth Rs 7 lakh seized near Indore

Two persons were held after about 1,200 cartons of foreign liquor (blue chief whisky) worth Rs seven lakh was seized from a truck near Indore.

Indore: Two persons were held after about 1,200 cartons of foreign liquor (blue chief whisky) worth Rs seven lakh was seized from a truck near Indore, police said
on Thursday.

The liquor was seized last night on the Betma-Ghata Billod road and the driver and cleaner of the truck Santosh and Omprakash were arrested, they said.

A case under excise act was registered against a Gujarat firm where the consignment was being taken, police said.

The consignment was on way from a Raisen distillery in Bhopal to Gujarat via Indore, they said.

PTI

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