Fake brewery sealed, five held
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Last Updated: Saturday, November 26, 2011, 15:14
Dharmapuri: Police on Saturday claimed to have unearthed a fake brewery unit at Gettur village and five persons were arrested in this connection.

Police said the Prohibition Enforcement Wing (PEW) had intercepted a two-wheeler and found that illicit IFML bottles were clandestinely transported from Karimangalam to Morappur area. On interrogation, the two-wheeler rider told police about the brewery, police said.

PEW officials sealed the unit and recovered 580 litres of spirit, 900 bottles containing 180 ml illicit IFML and machinery used to brew fake liquor. The value of the seized property was estimated to be Rs three lakh.

The arrested included the unit owner and his associates who were remanded to judicial custody today.


First Published: Saturday, November 26, 2011, 15:14

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