Haryana Police has recovered 1,506 boxes of illicit liquor valued around Rs 20 lakh from a godown, situated at village Samsipur in district Kurukshetra.
While stating this here today, a spokesman of Police Department said that police had received a tip-off following which the godown was raided. He said that 132 boxes of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL), 1,235 of country made liquor and 96 boxes of beer were found lying in the godown.
He said that Crime Branch had received information that an illegal liquor store was built in village Samsipur and the liquor contractor  along with his associates supplied liquor in UP and Bihar. When the police team raided the store in  village behind a liquor vend, the accused present there could not give a satisfactory reply about liquor stored and they do not even had a permit.
He said that officials of the Excise Department were also informed. They confirmed that any license on this place in connection with said liquor is not given, thus all liquor found is illicit and the accused have saved the government tax.
A case under Excise Act and relevant sections of IPC against three persons had been registered at Police Station Kurukshetra. Two accused arrested were identified as Balraj alias Raja, a resident of Songari and Deepak alias Deepu of Jakholi in Kaithal. Both accused were produced in court from where  they were sent for one day police remand. Key accused contractor would be nabbed shortly.
delhincrnews.in reporter


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