Shocking..150 cartons of liquor seized in 'dry' Bihar

Patna/Sheohar: Police on Saturday seized over 150 cartons of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and 105 bottles of domestic brew from Dalalchak and Sheohar here.

Acting on a tip off, a team of Maner police station conducted raid at Dalalchak village and seized 150 cartons of IMFL, a statement quoted Patna SP Manu Maharaj as saying.The raiding team arrested a person and seized the van in which the delivery was being made, it said.


The consignment from Maner in Haryana had been brought for sale in rural areas of the district, it said.


In another raid, 11 bottles of IMFL and 105 bottles of domestic brew were seized at Sheohar district.

The liquor bottles were seized from Baluahi and Jhikahi village in Sheohar district and six persons were arrested in this connection, SP PN Mishra said.

Nitish Kumar government on April last year had imposed liquor prohibition law banning the consumption of liquor in the state.


PTI