122 cases registered 128 arrested under Excise Act. 4354 Liter illicit liquor, 1275 Kg. Lahan recovered
Fatehgarh Sahib. August 09, 2020: Fatehgarh Sahib Police and Excise department has launched a joint operation to tighten the noose around the bootleggers and smugglers of illicit liquor and conducted surprise raids at all the road side dhabas falling in the district and thoroughly checked its premises to recover or to stop pilferage of illicit liquor.
Amneet Kondal SSP said that police has conducted various searches in the district to nab smugglers of illicit liquor and registered 122 cases and arrested 128 bootleggers and smugglers. She said that police have recovered 4354 liters of illicit liquor, 1275 Kg. Lahan and unearthed 5 running still (Bhatian) used to manufacture illicit liquor and recovered utensils and drums.
She said the police are also conducting raids at various hideouts and godowns of the smugglers. She called upon the people to come forward and to provide information to the police about the illegal activities of illicit sale of liquor in their respective areas and the identity of the informers will be kept secret. She warned the bootleggers and smugglers to stop their illegal activities otherwise they will be taken to tas