Smuggled liquor worth Rs 70 lakh seized in Ballia, one held

Police today seized illicit liquor worth Rs 70 lakh from a Bihar-bound truck and arrested one person in this connection in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh.

Published: 21st May 2017 03:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st May 2017 03:19 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

BALLIA: Police today seized illicit liquor worth Rs 70 lakh from a Bihar-bound truck and arrested one person in this connection in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh.     

Acting on a tip-off, police put up check posts at all entry and exit points of the district and during checking at the Satish Chandra College crossroad, a truck carrying 800 cartons of liquor was apprehended. The liquor was being smuggled from Haryana to Bihar, Ballia SP Sujata Singh said.     

One person was arrested for transporting the liquor, she said. 

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