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900 boxes of liquor seized

HT Live Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Ludhiana, June 02, 2012
First Published: 20:27 IST(2/6/2012) | Last Updated: 20:31 IST(2/6/2012)

The anti-illicit liquor cell of the police commissionerate has confiscated 900 boxes of illicit liquor from Daba Road on Friday night. The boxes were loaded in a truck. The police suspects that the liquor was to be used in the municipal corporation elections to woo voters.


The police and excise officers have initiated a probe into the matter. However, no case has been registered as yet.

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The driver of the truck, in which the liquor was loaded, stated that he had loaded the liquor from Kapurthala and was taking it to Sangrur.

According to sub-inspector Harbans Singh, in charge of the anti-illicit liquor cell, the driver failed to show the required documents. The police will register a case after completing the investigation.

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