Excise sleuths conduct raids in Kathua, 25 Litres of illicit liquor and 1200 Kgs of Lahan destroyed
Jan 21, 2021
KATHUA: Excise Department destroyed 25 Litres of illicit liquor and 1200 Kgs of Lahan during different raids carried out to arrest the menace of illicit distillation and sale of illicit liquor in Excise Range Kathua.
On the directions of Excise Commissioner, Rahul Sharma and supervision of Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive), Jammu S. Amarjeet Singh, a team of Excise Range Kathua led by ETO, Excise Range Kathua Virender Kumar, comprising of Inspectors Excise Razi Ahmad, Aman Sharma SI Amit Sharma, Sanjeev Kumar HG Naginder Kumar, Excise Guards Barun Sharma and Kewal Krishan raided the Barnoti, Muthi Jagir, Nihalpur and Mirpur Jaggu areas of Kathua district to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor.
In the process 25 Litres of illicit liquor and 1200 Kgs of Lahan, raw material of illicit liquor, which is highly hazardous and injurious to health was recovered by the raiding team from state land & later destroyed on spot.