Huge cache of liquor seized in Puri, 3 held


Puri: Ahead of third phase election in the state tomorrow, the Excise sleuths have seized a huge cache of liquor during raids at Paikasahi in Puri district yesterday.

Police have also arrested three persons in this connection.

Acting on a tip-off about the liquor trade in the area, the sleuths of Excise department along with the police conducted raids at Balinoliasahi under Sea Beach Police Station and Maluda in Paikasahi yesterday.

During the search, the cops unearthed liquor bottles hidden underground in the farmlands.

Police have registered a case against the arrested persons under relevant Sections of the IPC and launched a probe into the matter.

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