Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday foiled a bid of smuggling liquor and arrested a person along with smuggled liquor near Rajouri town.
A team of police headed by Incharge police post Rajouri city, SI Suresh K Sharma was on routine vehicles checking near Rajouri town when a car JK11A 3799 was intercepted and put to frisking.
Police team recovered 72 bottles of 250 ml each, 50 bottles of 180 ml each and 24 bottles of 500 meters each from the possession of car driver who was arrested on the spot.
Accused has been identified as Raj Kumar son of Munshi Ram resident of Palma Rajouri.
Police has taken cognizance in the matter under 48-A Excise Act in police station Rajouri.
Besides this, police team headed by SI Suresh K Sharma was on routine patrolling near Nagesh (workshop) bridge of Rajouri in late evening hours of Monday when some suspicious activity was going on in a food stall (dhaba) near the bridge.
Police team put the stall to physical frisking during which two persons hailing from Dassal Rajouri were found consuming liquor in open.
Taking note, police detained duo from the spot alongwith the food stall (dhaba) owner and were booked both under sections 50-A of Excise Act.
*Many taken into preventive custody in Rajouri*
Many persons have been taken into preventive custody by authorities in Rajouri district.
These persons have been taken into custody for their involvement iin unlawful activities.
The detained persons include Mohammad Javed son of Mohammad Maqbool resident of ward no 09 Rajouri and Mohammad Faizan son of Mohammad Parvez resident of Panja chowk.
They were produced before executive magistrate Rajouri and the magistrate issued an order for detention following which team headed by SHO Rajouri Ajaz Haider implemented the order and the accused were lodged in district jail Rajouri.
Another person identified as Mohammad Rafiq son of Alaf Din resident of Lamberi Nowshera has been detained under 107, 110, 151 CrPC after a team of police from Nowshera police station headed by SI Ajaz Parvez Mirza produced him before the executive magistrate who ordered his detention and the accused was later on lodged in district jail Rajouri.
Another person identified as Mohammad Hanif son of Abdul Aziz resident of Seri Chouhana in Poonch was found roaming in suspicious circumstances near Nowshera bus stand. Said person was booked under sections 55/109 CrPC and was produced before executive magistrate Nowshera.