*DISTRICT POLICE OFFICE RAJOURI* *Bootlegger arrested, liquor recovered in Rajouri*

Ankit Kesar

April 30

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.

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