Muzaffarnagar : Two persons were arrested with 200 cartons of illegal liquor, worth about Rs 10 lakh, which were being allegedly smuggled for supply during the upcoming panchayat polls.
This event took place when a truck coming from Haryana to Uttar Pradesh was intercepted last evening near Ahmedgarh in Shamli district on Karnal highway. This intercept resulted in seizure of 200 cartons of illegal liquor, worth about Rs 10 lakh, and this opeartion was carried uder rthe supervision of local Police.
The Superintendent of Police Vijai Bhushan informed that the two persons have been arrested and these two smugglers have been identified as Jogendra and Naveen Kumar, both residents of Haryana.
On interrogation, the persons confessed that they were smuggling the liquor for supply during Panchayat polls.