Illegal liquor stock seized, 2 held in Nashik

Jun 09, 2016, 12:58 IST | PTI

Nashik: Illegal liquor stock worth about Rs 1.21 crore was seized by the Excise department in Nashik, a senior official said on Thursday.

Two persons have been arrested in this connection.

Acting on a tip-off that a huge stock of liquor, banned for selling in Maharashtra, was being transported from Madhya Pradesh to the state, the Excise department's mobile squad intercepted a truck at Vinchur Square on Manmad-Shirdi road here yesterday.

From the truck, 1,192 boxes containing liquor bottles were seized, acting Excise Inspector Y R Savkhedkar said. Two persons, including the truck driver, were arrested, he said adding that further investigation was on.

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