Tribune News Service
Faridabad, April 4
A team of the crime branch of the police has seized a truck containing 102 cartons of the IMFL (1,224 bottles) from Sector 70 here. The market price of the seized liquor is reported to be around Rs 5.50 lakh.
An official said the police acted on information that a truck containing smuggled liquor was parked at a place. Though the driver managed to flee just a few minutes before the raid, the police found 102 cartons of liquor along with 1,380 cartons of crockery items in the truck. However, no documents pertaining to the liquor were found in the truck.
It was not clear from where the truck had come and where it was destined to go, the police claimed. “We have registered a case under the Excise Act against unidentified persons and have launched a hunt to nab the culprits on the basis of the registration number of the truck ,” said an official.