Bootlegger arrested with 23 bottles of illicit liquor

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Kathua: Taking stringent action against illegal liquor menace under the supervision of SSP Kathua R C Kotwal, a team from Police Post Ramkote while on patrolling duty apprehended a suspect namely Naresh Kumar, son of Nanak Chand, resident of Dramini Billawar and recovered 2 cartons containing 23 bottles of whisky from his possession.
During interrogation, the accused disclosed that he was selling liquor illegally to locals for illegitimate profit. On this, instant case vide FIR No 70/2021 under section 48 (A) Excise Act has been registered at Police Station Billawar against the accused.