The PD Act was invoked against him and he was shifted to Rajamahendravaram Central prison.
Prakasam SP Malika Garg explained that police and SEB officials have taken up a special drive in the last two months to eradicate illicit and ID liquor in the district.
District Superintendent of Police (SP) Vakul Jindal warned that stern action will be taken against those involved in manufacturing and transportation of ID liquor.
After the reorganisation of districts, police have ramped up raids on brewing and transporting of ID liquor under Operation Parivarthana 2.0 in Bapatla and Palnadu districts.
Eluru district SP Rahul Dev Sharma and his team conducted raids on illicit breweries in Kaikaluru, an area lying in Kolleru lake, on Saturday.
The efforts of the Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) to make Godavari island villages ID liquor-free have started yielding results.