Three arrested for smuggling illegal liquor in Muzaffarnagar

Updated: Feb 04, 2019, 14:54 IST | PTI | Muzaffarnagar

The truck was intercepted by a team led by Station House Officer Anil Kapervan. The liquor was found hidden under goods in the truck

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Muzaffarnagar: Three people were arrested and 175 cartons of illegal liquor, allegedly being smuggled from Haryana to Bihar, were seized, police said on Monday. Liquor worth Rs 14 lakh were seized by a police team from a truck at the Kali River check post on Sunday, Superintendent of Police (City) Ombir Singh said.

The truck was intercepted by a team led by Station House Officer Anil Kapervan. The liquor was found hidden under goods in the truck, police said. During the investigation, it was found that the liquor was being smuggled from Haryana to Bihar apparently for distribution during the general elections, they said. The three arrested are Shezad, Waseem and Rajnish, police said.

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