Excise sleuths seize 1200 kgs Lahan, 45 pouches, 50 bottles liquor

Excelsior Correspondent

KATHUA, Apr 29: In order to curb the menace of illicit distillation of liquor, the Excise Department Jammu has tightened its noose on violators of the various provisions of the J&K Excise Act in entire Jammu division.
On the directions of the Excise Commissioner Mohd. Javed Khan and supervision of Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive), Jammu  Ghans-hyam Singh, the Excise team Kathua led by ETO Excise Range Kathua,  Sandeep Gupta and Inspector Excise Arun Kumar along with excise staff raided the Sonthali, Barnoti, Mahichak, Sunjwan & Kangdyal areas of Kathua district to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor.
In the process more than 1200 kilograms of lahan, 45 pouches & 50 bottles of illicit liquor which is highly hazardous and injurious for health were recovered by the raiding team from State land and later destroyed on spot.


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