The Jammu and Kashmir police in Rajouri on Saturday foiled a liquor smuggling bid and arrested two bootleggers and recovered two hundred bottles of liquor from their possession.
In its official press note, Police in Rajouri said that a car JK08E 4937 was moving in Siot area when police patrolling team headed by SHO Dharamsal Rajinder Sharma under the supervision of SDPO Nowshera Zakir Shaheen Mirza signalled the car to stop but driver attempted to break the naka.
Alert cops however managed to intercept the vehicle and detained two person boarded in the car who include Ghardhary Lal son of Sarshati Dass resident of Lamberi and
Parvinder Aryia son of Om Parkash resident of Lamberi.
During search of vehicle, 200 bottles of illicit liquor were recovered from the vehicle following which both the accused were arrested and vehicle was seized.
A case in FIR 83/2020 under section 48-A
Excise Act has been registered in Dharamsal police station and investigation into the matter is going on.