Crime and Accident

20 people held, six liquor bottles seized

20 people held, six liquor bottles seized

Nawada: As many as 20 people, including two girls, were arrested today after they were found in inebriated condition and six liquor bottles seized from them at an integrated check post at Rajauli in Bihar’s Nawada district, an official said.

During routine checking of vehicles at the integrated check post, the police intercepted a luxury vehicle and found 20 people, including two girls, intoxicated with liquor, the Excise Inspector Vinod Khalifa said.

During search, six bottles of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) were seized from the vehicle, he said.

Khalifa refused to share name of those arrested under the stringent excise act for consumption of liquor and possession of alcohol bottles, but said that all of them hailed from Nawada, Nalanda and Patna districts, besides Delhi.

The luxury vehicle too has been impounded, the Excise Inspector said.

–PTI