30 liquor bottles seized from passenger train in Bihar

  • Updated: May 14, 2016 09:29 IST
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Thirty liquor bottles were seized from a passenger train at Jhajha railway station in Bihar, in a joint operation by Excise department and GRP on Friday.

Excise Superintendent Prahlad Prasad Bhushan said during search in 8183 UP Tata-Danapur Express the team of excise officials and GRP seized a bag containing 30 bottles of whiskey from a general compartment.

No passenger claimed ownership of the seized consignment with the street value of about Rs 15,000, he said.

Nitish Kumar government had on April 5 this year imposed total ban on the sale and consumption of country and spiced as well Indian-Made Foreign Liquor.

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