LPG cylinder (representational image)

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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. 

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 05:38 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Liquor, alcohol, Liquor Smuggling, Police, Patna

Courtesy: ANI

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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

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 08:30 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Gold Smuggling, Chennai Airport, Chennai Customs, Cigarettes, Smartphones, Laptops, Liquor Smuggling, Dubai, arrest

Courtesy: NDTV

Liquor Shop

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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

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 05:13 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Andhra Pradesh High Court, Andhra Pradesh, Liquor Smuggling, illegal business

Courtesy: The Deccan Herald


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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. 

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 12:42 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Andhra Pradesh, Liquor Smuggling, Kolkata, Whiskey

Courtesy: ANI News

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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.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 10:07 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Gujarat, Liquor Smuggling, Black market, alcohol

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Two held for allegedly smuggling liquor from Telengana to Andhra

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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." 

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 05:38 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: telengana, Andhra Pradesh, Liquor Smuggling, arrested

Courtesy: ANI News