The apprehension was made at Chandni Chowk area in Muzaffarpur town, an Excise official said.
Moreover, being a state subject, the industry has to deal with multiple authorities to get a large number of clearances to do business.
The Excise Department’s special drive in the capital to check smuggling of illicit liquor and narcotic substances during Onam has netted a rich haul.
The maximum liquor sale of Rs 1.04 crore was recorded on Uthradam day at an outlet of the state-run Beverages Corporation (Bevco) at Irinjalakuda in Thrissur.
According to sources, the officials have informed that the government will not restrict any brands and sell them as per the demand.
Besides, floods that battered many parts of the district has also affected the sale of liquor.
As many as 468 bottles of illicit liquor, 100 litres of spirit and other items used in the manufacturing were seized.
Narayana Swamy visited Shantivan, a de-addiction centre in Vijayawada, which is being run by renowned psychiatrist Dr. Indla Rama Subba Reddy.
The study was conducted over three months covering over 5,000 women of different age groups.
For the past 12 years, KSBC has been engaging a private firm for supply and maintenance of thousands of electronic billing machines, in a deal that lacks transparency.
From October 1, 2019, all (these 56) wine shops will be run by the APSBCL,” G Nageswara Rao, Excise Superintendent, Ongole Circle told TNIE on Tuesday.
Andhra Pradesh Jana Chaitanya Vedika welcomed the State government’s move to abolish liquor in a phased manner.
The liquor was brought from Delhi to Ghaziabad in EMU train that operates in Delhi NCR.
The driver, a resident of Rohtak in Haryana, and hunt is on to nab him, the police said, adding that a case has been registered under the Excise Act.
'The income of the government from alcohol sale was Rs 4,244.50 crore in 2016-17. It has reached Rs 5,028.17 crore in 2018-19,' said Manish Sisodia.