Huge cache of illegal liquor seized in Mayurbhanj

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Mayurbhanj: Excise department personnel seized a huge cache of illegal liquor worth around Rs 15 lakh near the Excise office in Bahalada bazar in Mayurbhanj district.

According to sources, the seizure came while the illegal consignment was being unloaded from a 10-wheeler truck at a godown near the Excise office. Suspecting the actions to be illegal along with prior information regarding the trade, officials raided the spot following which they seized at least 300 cartons of liquor.

Officials have also seized the vehicle involved the transportation and have detained two labourers from the spot.

While a case has been registered in this regards, a probe into the same is on, sources said.

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