Man held with illicit liquor, drugs

  • HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Jun 13, 2015 20:19 IST

The Crime Investigation Agency staff-1 arrested a man and recovered illicit liquor and psychotropic drugs from his possession on Friday.

The accused has been identified as Tony alias Bheem of Gara village in Jalandhar. Following a tip-off, the police arrested Tony from a checkpoint near Giaspura Chowk and recovered 156 bottles of illicit liquor and 1,400 sedative pills from his car. Inspector Rajan Parminder Singh, who is in-charge of CIA, said the police have been investigating to know from where the accused use to get the contraband.

A case under Section 61/1/14 of the Excise Act and Section 22/61/85 of the NDPS Act had been registered against the accused.

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