Day before UP Elections Results 2017: 304 cartons of liquor found hidden in oil tanker; 1 held

Muzaffarnagar, PTI | Updated : 11 March 2017, 07:56 AM
Day before UP Elections Results 2017: 304 cartons of liquor found hidden in oil tanker; 1 held (Representative Image)
Day before UP Elections Results 2017: 304 cartons of liquor found hidden in oil tanker; 1 held (Representative Image)

More than 304 cartons of liquor were found hidden inside an oil tanker during an anti-smuggling drive ahead of Holi, district excise department officials said on Friday.

One person has been arrested and four others are absconding. The illegal liquor worth Rs 15 lakh was being smuggled from Haryana, District Excise Officer Akhilesh Kumar said.

The oil tanker was intercepted during the drive on the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway yesterday, he said.

In another incident, police seized 145 cartons of liquor at Yamuna Bridge near the UP-Haryana border last evening.

The liquor was being smuggled from Haryana in a truck, police said.A case has been registered in this connection, they said.

Watch live coverage of UP election results 2017

First Published: Saturday, March 11, 2017 07:50 AM

Related Tags:

Post Comment (+)