Excise sleuths conducts raids in Kathua

KATHUA: 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 Syed Muried Hussain Shah, the Excise Team Kathua led by ETO Excise Range Kathua, Vikas Anand & Inspectors Excise, Sanjeev Khajuria & Arun Kumar along with excise staff raided Copied from Jammu links news the Banyari, Persochak, Chhibachak & Labhuchak areas of Kathua district to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor.

In the process more than 950 Kgs Lahan, 70 bottles & 45 pouches of illicit liquor which is highly hazardous and injurious for health was recovered by the raiding team from state and and later destroyed on spot.


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