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Odisha: Illicit Liquor Manufacturing Unit Busted In Dhenkanal, 4 Held

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29 May 2019

Himansu Mohapatra

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Dhenkanal: Four persons were arrested and a spurious liquor manufacturing unit was busted in Bhuban area by Excise Department here late last night. The arrested persons are Ranjan Sahu, Laxmidhar Sahu, Kapila Sahu and Sarat Sahu.

Reportedly, a joint team of Excise Department officials, Mobile Squad and local police raided the place after receiving information from reliable sources.

“We have seized a total of 650 litres of spirit, 800 liquor bottles, 6 kgs of caramel, 2 bottling machines, empty bottles, cartons, adhesives and a car from the spot. The liquor was being supplied to different dhabas in the area," informed Dhenkanal Excise Superintendent Manoj Kumar Sethi.

"We have been informed that spirit is being brought from Calcutta and anti-social elements are misusing it. Further probe is underway," he added.

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Manoj Kumar Sethy, Superintendent,Excise Dept , Dhenkanal