MOTIHARI: Excise officials on Thursday, seized 350 cartons of liquor worth Rs 50 lakh with truck and arrested one person in Belwa under the area of Kotwa Police Station.
Acting on a tip-off, an excise team intercepted a truck at Belwa chowk and seized liquor cartoon from it and arrested driver, according to the news report.
According to the information, the arrested driver Rajendra Singh is a resident of Punjab and he was bringing a truck full of liquor cartoon from Chandigarh on the New Year celebration for supply.
मद्य निषेध विभाग की #मोतिहारी टीम द्वारा ट्रक से विदेशी शराब के साथ एक व्यक्ति को गिरफ्तार किया गया। #BiharProhibitionExciseRegistrationDept #NashaMuktBihar #Motihari pic.twitter.com/GH31CUFGGx— Prohibition, Excise & Registration Dept (@Bihar_PER) December 28, 2022
Preparation for the New Year 2023, there was a plan to supply up to Muzaffarpur including Kotwa.
According to the excise department, there was a plan to sell huge quantities of liquor in some districts of Bihar on the occasion of New Year. The cartoon was hidden in a sack of jaggery in the truck, said police.