Huge cache of illicit liquor seized in Puri, 3 held
Puri: Launching a crackdown on bootleggers ahead of the 3rd phase polling in Odisha, Excise officials yesterday seized a huge cache of illicit liquor by conducting a raid in Paikasahi of religious town Puri town.
At least three persons were taken into custody in connection with the case also.
Acting upon a tip-off on a hooch consignment a team of Puri Excise unit raided two separate places in Balinoliasahi under Sea Beach Police Station and Maluda in Paikasahi and found a number of liquor bottles hidden in a farm land.
After seizing the liquor consignment they took the trio into custody and registered a case against them.
Interrogation of the held accused is underway to find out whether a bigger racket is involved in the case or not.