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Two arrested for transporting illicit liquor worth Rs 45L

Mathura (UP): Two persons were today arrested from different areas in the district for allegedly transporting illicit liquor worth Rs 45 lakh, police said today.

Action on a tip-off, the police seized 500 boxes of illicit liquor at Chandanvan, Superintendent of Police (City) Shravan Kumar Singh said.

He said it was being smuggled through a container.

The police has arrested Jasvant Singh of Badhupur Mukeriyan district in Hoshiyarpur, Punjab, Singh said.

In another raid, 350 boxes of illicit liquor were seized from a man.

Both the raids were conducted on Tuesday with the help of a team of the excise department, he said.