Haridwar, 06 Feb 2024: In view of the Lok Sabha elections, the police has started cracking down on liquor smugglers. Nagar Kotwali police arrested 17 accused of smuggling liquor from different places and recovered 395 pavs of country liquor. A case has been registered against the accused under the Excise Act.
On receiving complaints of illegal liquor smuggling at places around Harki Paidi, Senior Superintendent of Police Pramendra Singh Dobal had instructed City Kotwal Kundan Singh Rana and Harki Paidi outpost in-charge Sanjeev Chauhan to take action. A special campaign was conducted by forming teams on Sunday night. CO City Juhi Manral told that the accused Raju Patel resident of Pratapgarh UP Hall Industrial Area, Sunil resident of Brahmapuri, Pradeep alias Dippa, Prabhakar Kashyap resident of Kunj Gali Khadkhadi, Shailendra resident of Laljiwala, Ajay resident of Pantdweep Parking, Sonu resident of Mayapur, Kamal resident of Ravidas Basti Kankhal. Was arrested.
Apart from this, Rambabu resident of Deendayal Parking, Haricharan resident of Ranigali Saptarishi, Mukesh Aggarwal resident of Durganagar Khadkhadi, Ashu resident of Kashipura Haridwar, Vishnu resident of Kunj Gali Khadkhadi, Tarun Saini resident of Pantdweep Parking, Priyanshu resident of Bilwakeshwar Haridwar, Mohan resident of Nai Basti Rishikul, Dharmendra resident of Rani Gali. Has been arrested while smuggling liquor.