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Ahead of New Year celebration, liquor worth Rs 55 lakh seized from a farm in Uttar Pradesh

The liquor was meant to be smuggled into Bihar, liquor is banned in the state.

Published: 24th December 2017 02:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th December 2017 05:16 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

BALLIA: Liquor worth Rs 55 lakh, which was meant for illegal transportation to the neighbouring state of Bihar, has been seized by police.

Superintendent of police Anil Kumar today said the liquor was to be smuggled to Bihar and was seized from a farm in Bairia police station area yesterday.

"From the farm, we recovered 1,335 cartons and 64,080 bottles of liquor. A case has been registered against the owner of the farm Virendra Singh, and efforts are on to arrest him," the SP said.

Liquor is banned in Bihar.



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