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Madhya Pradesh: Ahead of Diwali, police crackdown on liquor trade, 70 litres of illegal liquor seized

10:59 PM Oct 25, 2021 | FP News Service

Alot (Madhya Pradesh): The excise department and the district police, under instructions of Gunaís assistant officer RS Meena and district excise officer Jagannath Kirade conducted a special search operation against the manufacturing, sale, collection and transportation of illicit liquor in Guna on Sunday.

Acting on a tip-off, around 70 litres of crude liquor was recovered from a man identified as Harphool Pardhi living in Patel Nagar in Guna.

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The accused was booked under Sections 34(1) and 34 (2) of the Madhya Pradesh Excise Act 1915 (amended 2000) by the concerned police station, said the excise officer.

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Assistant district excise officer RS Meena led the teams which consisted of 40 policemen. Excise inspectors Amrik Singh, excise head constable Prem Narayan Namdev supervised the search operation.

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