Illicit liquor siezed in Chandigarh

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Illicit liquor worth over Rs 11 lakh was seized from a house in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district leading to arrest of two persons on Monday. Police raided the house of Santosh Anchla in Alkanhar village, under naxal-affected Aundhi police station area Sunday following a tip-off, Rajnandgaon Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Lakhan Patle said. 

"A total 384 boxes of liquor worth Rs 11,05,920 were seized during the raid," he said.Police also arrested one Srinivas Borra, a resident of Dongargaon area in the district, for allegedly smuggling the liquor.

The ASP said Borra allegedly procured a huge consignment of illegal liquor, from other states and stored it in the house of Anchla in Alkanhar, located around 150 kms from Raipur.

As per primary investigation, the liquor bottling was done in Punjab and Haryana, the officer said, adding that the seized stock was meant for distribution in interior parts of Rajnandgaon.

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