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32 bootleggers held, 40 FIRs filed in 24 hrs

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Sangrur, August 4

The police have intensified their campaign against illicit liquor smuggling in the district and registered 40 FIRs and arrested 32 persons involved in the illegal trade in the last 24 hours.

The police have seized 1,560 litres of lahan, one illegal distillery, material of eight illicit distilleries and 240 litres of smuggled liquor.

The Dharmgarh police have arrested liquor smugglers from near Hambalwas and seized 90 litres of liquor from their possession. Khanauri police seized 110 litres of lahan from a house at Hotipur village and arrested a smuggler.

“Everyone knows that Haryana liquor is being smuggled to various areas of the district by smugglers,” said Gurmeet Singh, a resident of Dirba.

“Our special teams are conducting regular patrolling and we also request area residents to share information about any liquor smuggling in their area,” said Dr Sandeep Garg, SSP, Sangrur. — TNS

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