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Excise dept. seizes liquor

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By EMN Updated: Mar 30, 2021 11:18 pm
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Excise department display liquor which was seized from Purana Bazaar area on Sunday.

Dimapur, March 30 (EM): Acting on specific intelligence inputs, personnel of the Excise Narcotic Cell intercepted a truck at Purana Bazaar and recovered 450 cases of illegal liquor on March 28 night.

An update from the deputy commissioner of Excise (NC), S Chanlei Angh, stated that the contraband items were found concealed beneath several cartons of biscuits. He added that two persons identified as Kamrul Islam (26), resident of Baruating under Howraghat police station in Assam, and Kunal Shah (20), resident of Mantri Pukhri under East Imphal in Manipur, were arrested and booked under relevant sections of NLTP Act 1989.

It further stated that the seized articles are being kept in the Excise Malkhana for future destruction by the competent authority.

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By EMN Updated: Mar 30, 2021 11:18:54 pm