Squad believes the kingpin In Attingal ganja seizure case has Naxal links in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
It is also learnt that timings of operation L6 and L8 vends are changed by the corporations on their own without the approval.
The DDMA prepared the SoP for reopening of such establishments with only 50 per cent of approved seating capacity.
Excise sleuths said the consignment would be estimated around Rs 20 crore in the market and they suspect a Malayali group based in Mysuru in transporting this large quantity of ganja to the state.
The motive behind the murder is not clear yet, the police said.
The Karnataka excise department is planning to send its officials to various states to study the feasibility of online liquor sale, and is also check the pros and cons.
The revenue from liquor sale has declined by half in the State as the State government enhanced the prices by as much as 75 per cent.
Manish Sirohi, the manager of the restaurant, was present in the cafe during the raid and was apprehended by the excise team.
The source of the deceased KP Sunil's (28) infection has not been identified so far. He was also found to be infected with pneumonia.
The government also extended timing for the opening of liquor shops by one-and-a-half hours.
The move comes after tipplers gathered in large numbers outside liquor shops at several places in the state last week, defying the physical distancing norms to contain the spread of coronavirus.
According to the excise department till 12 pm, around 16,000 litres of liquor was sold and as the day progressed it reached 10 lakh litres.
According to the excise department website,revenue during April for fiscal 2016-17 was 1,003.21 crore, Rs 997.55 crore for the month in 2017-18, and Rs 1,334.47 crore in 2018-19.
The bottling plant has the capacity to manufacture 1,000 litre sanitiser per day. Around 15 employees of the plant have been engaged in the manufacturing process.
According to reports, since the start of this year, the Excise Department officials have seized around 250 bottles of imported premium liquor in the city.