Patna Man Held For Smuggling Liquor in LPG Cylinder
Bhushan Rai from Patna was held for smuggling liquor, stored inside an LPG gas cylinder. Upon getting a tip-off regarding liquor smuggling in the area, police raided the location. Over 50 litres of liquor has been recovered from inside the cylinder. Under the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Amendment 2022, a first-time rule violator can be imprisoned for even a month upon refusing to pay the fine.
Tags: Liquor, alcohol, Liquor Smuggling, Police, Patna
Customs Seizes 1.42 Kg Gold Hidden In 2 Flyers' Rectum At Chennai Airport
The Customs authority at the Chennai airport on January 13 seized 1.42 kg of gold worth Rs 72.6 lakhs and other items including cigarettes, smartphones, laptops and liquor amounting to Rs 12.4 lakhs. Reportedly, the two passengers arriving from Dubai concealed the gold in paste form in their rectum while the rest of the items were recovered from their luggage. Confiscating the illegal items, the officials have taken the accused into their… read-more
Tags: Gold Smuggling, Chennai Airport, Chennai Customs, Cigarettes, Smartphones, Laptops, Liquor Smuggling, Dubai, arrest
Andhra Pradesh Mandates Permit To Transport Liquor
Following the High Court's direction, the Andhra Pradesh government on October 27 barred the transportation of liquor bottles from other states without a permit. Revenue Department's special chief secretary Dr Rajat Bhargava opined that with earlier restrictions, there were incidents of alcohol smuggling, which affected the state's income. He further added that the new rule will require one to obtain prior permission even to carry a single… read-more
Tags: Andhra Pradesh High Court, Andhra Pradesh, Liquor Smuggling, illegal business
Courtesy: The Deccan Herald
Andhra Pradesh: Police Confiscates Illegal Liquor From Lorry Driver, Owner
Andhra Pradesh’s Kovvur Special Enforcement Bureau Police conducted a raid and confiscated liquor from a lorry driver’s house on October 26. Reportedly, it had been smuggled from Kolkata. The lorry driver has been identified as Md Ahmad Alishah from Nidadavole town. The police seized 25 liquor boxes from Alishah's residence while 15 boxes liquor and 10 boxes whiskey worth Rs 5-10 lakhs were seized from his owner's house.
Tags: Andhra Pradesh, Liquor Smuggling, Kolkata, Whiskey
Courtesy: ANI News
Gujarat: Ex-CM Urges State to Remove Liquor Ban; Launches Online Campaign
To oppose the liquor ban in the state, former Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vagela has initiated a campaign on social media. He launched 'Against Liquor Ban Challenge' campaign on Twitter. He said that though liquor is banned, it is available in many parts of the state at a higher price and black marketers were making money. He opined that if the ban was lifted, this money would reach the state treasury.
Tags: Gujarat, Liquor Smuggling, Black market, alcohol
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Two Arrested Near Telangana Border For Allegedly Smuggling Liquor
The Andhra Pradesh police arrested two people for allegedly smuggling 100 liquor bottles from Telangana to AP, on September 1. The duo was traveling on a two-wheeler and was arrested near the Telangana border. The accused have been identified as Devarakonda Srinivas Rao and Devrakonda Rajesh, a resident of Khammam district, Telangana. The Police stated, "their movement was suspicious and their body shape was also looking bit strange."
Tags: telengana, Andhra Pradesh, Liquor Smuggling, arrested
Courtesy: ANI News