1 lakh litre lahan seized in Tarn Taran - ECAS Punjab

1 lakh litre lahan seized in Tarn Taran

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Tarn Taran, September 22

In a day-long operation, the district police today seized 1,02,600 litre lahan (spurious liquor) from Kiryian Mand village along the Beas river under the Chohla Sahib police station today.

Material used in distillation process, including 13 iron drums and six silver utensils, besides two wooden boats, was also seized.

This is the third raid in the Mand area. So far, more than 5 lakh litre lahan has been seized from different places in the district.

SSP Dharuman H Nimbale said based on specific inputs, a search operation was launched in a marshy area with the help of drones. On seeing the police, the accused dumped the lahan into the river.

A case under Sections 61, 1 and 14 of the Excise Act and Section 24 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, has been registered in this regard.



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