Excise sleuths destroy 1,150 Kg of Lahan, 15 litres of illicit liquor

KATHUA: Excise Department on Monday destroyed 1150 Kgs of Lahan and 15 Litres of illicit liquor during different raids carried out to check the menace of illicit distillation and sale of liquor in Excise Range Kathua.

On the directions of the Excise Commissioner M. Raju and supervision of Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive), Jammu Amarjeet Singh and ETO Excise Range Kathua Rafie Naik Excise Team comprising of Inspector's Excise Razi Ahmad, Tariq Aziz, SI Amit Sharma, Sanjeev Kumar along with Excise Guards Rajinder Singh, Shamsher Dev Singh raided the Banyari, Birsochack, Labdu Chack and Chibba Chack areas of Kathua district to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor.

In the process more than 1,150 Kgs of Lahan raw material of illicit liquor and 15 litres of illicit liquor, which is highly hazardous and injurious for health was recovered by the raiding team from state land & later destroyed on spot.


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