New Delhi : Delhi Police nabbed sizable quantity of illicit liquor being transported in Sonepat district of Haryana and siezed about 8,478 pints of liquor quantity. Two teams of Operations in the North-west District sprung into action and arrested three bootleggers, including a driver and a supplier, namely Rajesh, Anis and Munnawar and caught them red-handed with illegal liquor quantity being transported in their Pick up Van and Scorpio car.
Police received information of huge quantity of liquor movement during the dry day period, and got tipped off about movement of goods from Haryana into Delhi. Having received the details of the carrier vehicle, a Pick up van HR 45 B 8290, entering via Shakur Pur, during the early hours of morning, the team cordoned off the specific area. As the container reached to the spot and cartons began offloading from the vehicle, the squad team immediately apprehended the accused and got them into custody. The driver of the vehicle, however, escaped, but the vehicle with illicit liquor was confiscated.
A case vide FIR No. 986/15, dated 27th October, 2015 under section 33/38 of Excise Act has been registered in the Subhash Palace police station.