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Itika Srivastava

Monday 25 Dec 17 05:07:12 PM
Alcohol traffickers arrested by Godhara LCB
Alcohol traffickers arrested by Godhara LCB

Panchmahal: The possibilities of consumption of alcohol on 31st December cannot be denied. But as Gujarat being the dry state, LCB has taken strict action against alcohol traffickers in Panchmahal district. They arrested three alcohol traffickers with their Ecco vans while they were trying to transport foreign liquor. In an incident, on the way to Godhara via Limkheda, a driver with Ecco van carrying foreign liquor was arrested near Parvadi while in another incident, one more Ecco van with his driver and a helper were arrested near Saliya village in Morva Hadaf. The total issues worth Rs 3,39,040 were seized along with the arrest.

On the base of confirmed information from the intelligence, Godhara LCB stopped an Ecco van at Savaliya village near Morva. The bottles of foreign liquor wrapped in the plastic bag were recovered while searching the van. So, the driver Sunil Chauhan resi. Ahmedabad was arrested along with his companion Mukesh Sharma resi. Motarka, Rajasthan. In another raid, while patrolling on Dahod Godhara road, Godhara LCB arrested another driver Bhupendrabhai resi. Anand when the Foreign Liquor was recovered from his Ecco van, near Parvadi village. 

Hence, Godhara LCB had seized two Ecco van with 384 bottles of foreign liquor total worth Rs. 3,39,040. They arrested total three people and carried out further investigation. It is worth mentioning that as 31st December is very close, so the possibilities of alcohol trafficking cannot be denied.