Man held for illicit distillation; Lahan, illicit liquor recovered

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RAJOURI: Continuing its drive against illicit liquor manufacturing, Rajouri Police destroyed another working still and arrested a man from Dhar Sakri village of Kotranka tehsil.
As per details, a team headed by SHO Kandi, Habib Pathan assisted by ASI Satish Kumar while on routine patrolling in Dhar Sakri village, apprehended a person, who was found manufacturing illicit liquor. The person was identified as Onkar Singh, son of Ghayan Singh, resident of Dhar Sakri village.
Around 60 litres of Lahan were recovered from his possession and destroyed on the spot, whereas 10 litres of illicit liquor and working still along with allied items were also seized from the spot. FIR vide No 20/2021 under Section 48 (a), (b), (e) of Excise Act has been registered in Kandi Police Station and investigation has initiated.