Karnataka: Bootleggers pelt stones at minister, police open fire

Police and excise
officials opened seven rounds of fire in the air to disperse
bootleggers who attacked them and Karnataka Excise Minister M
P Renukacharya during a raid at a hooch making area at Karvi
Forest.

Three persons stabbed to death in Surat

A local bootlegger and two
of his accomplices, were allegedly stabbed to death by a group
of men over some personal enmity in the industrial area of
Pandesara here, police said Wednesday.