Country-made liquor seized in city, three bootleggers held
Bhubaneswar: Excise sleuths today seized over 40 litres of country-made liquor following a raid in Khandagiri area of the city and arrested three persons including a woman in this connection.
The arrested trio has been identified as Paku Champei, Nanda Kisko, and Puja Pingua.
Acting on reliable inputs, Bhubaneswar Excise department officials conducted a raid in Khandagiri area and apprehended the accused bootleggers. During the search, officials seized over 40 litres of country-made liquor from them.
Police said that the accused trio used to supply illegal liquor in Chandaka, Lodhachua and Bharatpur area in the outskirts of the city.
Reportedly, the trio is in police custody and a case has been registered against them under relevant Sections of the IPC, sources in the police said.