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11 illicit liquor peddlers arrested

SILCHAR, December 17: As many as 11 persons involved in unauthorized manufacture and sale of liquors were arrested in separate raids conducted in Jaipur, Shibastham, Mamda, Natunbasti and Dilkush of Lakhipur sub–division recently. Acting on intelligence inputs, a team of the State Excise Department led by Kishore Kanti Purkayastha, excise inspector, Lakhipur sub–division carried out the raids.
Apart from seizing illicit liquor, both foreign and local made, the team also recovered wine making instruments from the liquor dens. Nabarun Bhattacharjee, Sub–Divisional Officer (Civil), Lakhipur has instructed Excise Inspector Kishore Kanti Purkayastha to take stern action against those involved in the illegal trade. He pointed out that cases have been registered under the Excise Act against those who have been arrested. (SentinelAssam)