illicit liquor

Covid patient from Coimbatore brews arrack at home, booked

They found the Covid patient had learnt to brew arrack at home by following YouTube tutorials and had set up a mini distillery. 

published on : 16th June 2021

Unlock Day 1: TASMAC shops opened to avoid illicit liquor flow, says Stalin

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday justified the government’s decision to open TASMAC outlets in 27 districts where cases are receding.

published on : 15th June 2021

Two women among four of family held for attacking excise officers in Odisha

The officers were assaulted during a raid following an allegation of illicit liquor trade.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Man held in Delhi for smuggling illicit liquor in milk containers

According to the Delhi Police, suspicion was raised when the accused, Manoj Manta, had no explanation for why his motorcycle had no number plate

published on : 27th May 2021

Toxic hooch kills 11 in Cambodia amid alcohol sale ban

The victims were tested negative for Covid-19, but laboratory tests of the wine that the victims had been drinking found it contained high levels of methanol.

published on : 19th May 2021

Bootlegging thrives amid lockdown, three gangs busted

Pandemic profiteering seems to be extending beyond black-marketing of oxygen cylinders and essential drugs.

published on : 6th May 2021

45 raids conducted a day by excise department in 9 months

The Excise Department conducted an average of 45 raids a day on illicit liquor units across the state since July 2020, making it one of the busiest seasons for the department.

published on : 9th April 2021

Illicit liquor recovery case: Why is Minister R S Rai's brother not yet arrested, asks Tejaswi Yadav

On March 13, there was a ruckus in the Bihar assembly regarding the allegations of smuggling of illicit liquor against state minister Ramsurat Rai.

published on : 17th March 2021

UP: Five dead, a dozen ill after consuming spurious liquor in Shamli

After the incident was reported, five policemen, including Bidoli police outpost in-charge Sub-Inspector KP Singh and four constables, were suspended for negligence in duty.

published on : 22nd August 2018