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Madhya Pradesh: Two held, liquor worth Rs 35 lakh seized

02:56 AM Oct 24, 2021 | FP News Service

Mandsaur (Madhya Pradesh): Acting on a tip, liquor worth Rs 35 lakh was seized and two persons were arrested in Daloda village in Mandsaur district on Friday night.

Daloda police station in-charge Sanjeev Singh Parihar said the seizure was made when contractor and his workers were transferring 424 boxes of Indian made foreign liquor from a truck to a godown which belongs to liquor contractor Manish Jaat.

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Truck driver Vazir Khan from Jaora and Sachin Dixit from Firozabad were arrested while accused Nilesh Sharma, who hails from Gwalior, is on run.

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Contractor Manish Jaat has been booked.

The contractor has failed to furnish any documents for the seized liquor.

Police suspect that the contractor is involved in liquor smuggling racket.

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