They found the Covid patient had learnt to brew arrack at home by following YouTube tutorials and had set up a mini distillery.
Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday justified the government’s decision to open TASMAC outlets in 27 districts where cases are receding.
The officers were assaulted during a raid following an allegation of illicit liquor trade.
According to the Delhi Police, suspicion was raised when the accused, Manoj Manta, had no explanation for why his motorcycle had no number plate
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.
Pandemic profiteering seems to be extending beyond black-marketing of oxygen cylinders and essential drugs.
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.
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On March 13, there was a ruckus in the Bihar assembly regarding the allegations of smuggling of illicit liquor against state minister Ramsurat Rai.
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.