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Posted at: Jun 12, 2019, 7:01 AM; last updated: Jun 12, 2019, 7:01 AM (IST)

850 boxes of liquor seized

850 boxes of liquor seized
The accused in police custody. Tribune photo

Kharar, June 11

The Kharar Sadar police arrested one person and recovered 850 boxes of liquor, which were being taken from Chandigarh to Punjab, from his possession today.

Amardeep Singh, Station House Officer at the Kharar Sadar police station, said the police had received a tip-off that a huge quantity of liquor was being taken from Chandigarh to Punjab. The police laid a naka led by ASI Pal Singh at the Jhanjheri T-Point. A truck coming from the Landran side stopped after seeing the police. The truck driver managed to escape, but Jasvir Singh, a resident of Fatehgarh Sahib, who was sitting in the truck and claimed himself to be the owner, was arrested. A case under the Excise Act has been registered. — OC

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