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Huge haul of country liquor seized; two arrested in Faridkot

The police claim to have recovered 549 boxes of country liquor from a Canter at a 'naka' near Basti Nanaksar, 3 km from Faridkot town, on Ferozepur road and arrested two people in this connection.

punjab Updated: Jun 24, 2013 19:41 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

The police claim to have recovered 549 boxes of country liquor from a Canter at a 'naka' near Basti Nanaksar, 3 km from Faridkot town, on Ferozepur road and arrested two people in this connection.


"A 'naka' was laid for checking vehicles and when the police stopped a Canter, 549 boxes of country liquor were recovered from it. There was cutting and overwriting on the bills, which were produced to the police," said a police source.

A case has been registered against Kashmir Singh, son of Piara Singh, a resident of Ferozepur, and Nand Kishor, son of Ramparsad. The police have arrested the duo, said Jaswinderpal Sharma, DSP (city), Faridkot. The 549 boxes come around 6,588 bottles of liquor.

First Published: Jun 24, 2013 19:40 IST