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Two arrested with 450 cartons of illegal liquor bottles

PTI | Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013 - 23:58

Patiala: Police on Monday arrested two suspected bootleggers and seized 450 cartons of liquor bottles from them in Banur town of this district.

Acting on a tip-off, police conducted a check at Jalalpur village and stopped a truck. As many as 450 cartons of foreign liquor bottles of various labels smuggled from Chandigarh was seized and Gurpreet Singh and Durja Sahni were arrested, a police officer said.

Investigations revealed that the accused had brought the liquor from Chandigarh at lesser rates and were to supply them in the areas of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pardesh and Rajasthan.

A case has been registered and further investigations are on, the officer said.

First Published: Monday, November 18, 2013 - 23:58
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