Haryana Police seize 12,720 bottles of liquor headed for Gujarat, driver held

July 3, 2021

Upon further checking, 1,060 cartons of English brand of liquor were recovered. The driver failed to produce any form of permit or licence of the seized contraband.
Arrested accused has been identified as Sukhjinder Singh, a resident of Taran Taran district in Punjab.

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Police on Tuesday arrested one person and confiscated a consignment of 1,060 cartons (12,720 bottles) of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) from a container truck being smuggled on rice invoice from Chandigarh to Gujarat.
Haryana Police spokesperson informed that a police party during patrolling received a tip-off about a container truck bearing Maharashtra registration number which was carrying a huge consignment of illicit liquor worth lakhs.

Based on the input, the police team established a checkpoint on a road heading towards Jaipur in Rewari district and signalled a truck to stop for checking. The driver was asked to show the documents. He showed a rice invoice.

Upon further checking, 1,060 cartons of English brand of liquor were recovered. The driver failed to produce any form of permit or licence of the seized contraband.
Arrested accused has been identified as Sukhjinder Singh, a resident of Taran Taran district in Punjab.
The police bp filed an FIR under relevant sections of the Excise Act and Indian Penal Code.
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