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Smuggled liquor worth Rs 6 lakh seized at Assam-Arunachal border

Smuggled liquor worth Rs 6 lakh seized at Assam-Arunachal border

In a significant operation, the Assam Excise Department seized Arunachali liquor worth Rs 6 lakh at the Assam-Arunachal border. One smuggler was arrested during the raid, and further investigations are ongoing.

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Assam Excise Seizes Rs 6 Lakh Arunachali Liquor, Arrests One Assam Excise Seizes Rs 6 Lakh Arunachali Liquor, Arrests One

In a significant crackdown on illegal smuggling, the Assam Excise Department seized Arunachali liquor worth approximately Rs 6 lakh during an intensified excise drive at the Assam-Arunachal border in Sonitpur district. The raid took place at the 12-mile mark of the border and led to the arrest of one trafficker.

 

Acting on a tip-off, the excise team intercepted a vehicle, bearing the registration number AS-32-A-4373, which was transporting the illicit liquor from Arunachal Pradesh to Assam. The department successfully chased down the vehicle and seized the contraband.

 

Further investigations are underway to identify and apprehend other individuals involved in the smuggling network.

Edited By: Krishna Medhi
Published On: Jun 13, 2024