The efforts of the Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) to make Godavari island villages ID liquor-free have started yielding results.
During an operation carried out in Nellore on Tuesday, the SEB teams seized 17,808 liquor bottles.
SEB registers 3,066 cases during Statewide raids carried out between March 10 and 26
The sleuths of Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) on Wednesday conducted raids on several arrack manufacturing units and destroyed around 4,900 litres of fermented jaggery wash stock.
The Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) has registered 1,129 cases and arrested 677 persons during the state-wide raids conducted by it from March 10 to 14.
The accused were identified as Deva Raju, Selvam Raju, Meyalaga Murugeshan and Kumara Velu hailing from Salem and Venkatesh from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.
After the Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) officials destroyed ganja plantation under Operation Parivartana, ganja smuggling from agency comes down in the state.
Sleuths of the Special Enforcement Bureau seized 450 bottles of non-duty paid liquor (NDPL) in a mini truck at the Toll Plaza near Venkatachalam on Sunday and arrested one person.
On the other hand, the police have issued warnings against organising cockfights and gambling in the district.
SEB arrests 1,46,217 persons in 1,05,689 cases registered for smuggling of liquor, ganja and sand this year
According to police statistics, after the SEB was formed in 2020, 80,967 cases of smuggling or brewing of illegal liquor were registered, up from the 37,046 cases in 2019.
The police also seized Amazon packaging material, including cardboard boxes, Amazon black and grey polythene covers and Amazon tapes from the premises.
SEB chief Vineet Brijlal says Operation Parivarthana an overall anti-narcotics strategy to curb ganja smuggling
The ganja packed in 47 gunny bags was being smuggled to Maharashtra from Narsipatnam in Visakhapatnam district.
The culprits will be punished strictly by filing criminal cases against them, said Sattibabu.