Sarvesh Gangwar, a resident of Sungadhi area of the district, had called the MP for help three days ago after he was arrested following the "recovery of illicit liquor".
During preliminary investigation, bank statements, flow of cheated money and call details of the mobile numbers were traced.
Many customers did not book via the BevQ app as they were unaware of the outlets opening on Sunday and a few got to know know about it only on Saturday evening.
The move comes at a time when food-tech firms like Zomato and Swiggy have already started their doorstep alcohol delivery services in Jharkhand.
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The official added the Association of Progressive Retail Liquor Vendors (APRLV) was accepting cash on delivery rather than ask for online payments in order to curb such scams.
Many customers alleged that though they downloaded the app, it failed to generate OTP in time due to which the customers couldn’t take the token in their initial attempts.
The shops will function from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m and only takeaway would be allowed, said PWD minister A Namassivayam holding the Excise portfolio.
Recently, the government ordered reopening of 66 private liquor stores that sell foreign and Indian-made foreign liquor in the capital.
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The additional revenue generated will go towards meeting the expenses incurred by the state government in the treatment of Covid-19 patients and other related activities.
The app will allot tokens for the purchase of liquor. Consumers can buy the liquor from the chosen store at the time slot provided by the app.
The state government would provide tax concessions to bus operators as only 24 passengers are allowed on each bus.
Vinod Giri, director general of FABP (India) has said that while taxes and margins on IMFL totals up to 240 percent as against 88 percent for imported liquor.
According to the officials, the excise department has earned almost the same amount as excise duty after the opening of liquor shops.