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1,200 bottles of illicit liquor seized

Tribune News Service Moga, July 9 The anti-narcotics cell of the police seized 100 cases (1,200 bottles) of smuggled liquor from an Innova car on the Chuhar Chak-Kaonke link road in Moga. However, the liquor smugglers managed to flee. According to details, on a tip-off the police stopped a car on the Chuhar Chak-Kaonke link road at 2.10 pm. On seeing the police, the occupants of the car stopped the vehicle and managed to flee. The police recovered 1,200 bottles of country made liquor from it. This consignment of liquor was labeled for sale in Haryana, but it was smuggled into Punjab for illegal sale. Liquor smuggling from Haryana to Punjab, particularly in Moga, has increased manifold during the current fiscal year. Since April 1, more than 2,500 cases of liquor had been seized by the pol...

Peddlers’ house raided; land deeds, weapons seized

Punjabi Politics
Our Correspondent Ferozepur, July 5 Three .32-bore revolvers, one .315-bore rifle with 25 rounds, over two dozen land deeds worth crores of rupees, passbooks of several banks involving heavy financial transactions and some other startling documents were reportedly seized by the police team during a raid on alleged drug peddlers’ house involved in the trade in the region for the last several years. “This seems to be a story of rags to riches with the father-son duo seems to have acquired a huge amount of money in the drug trade during the last few years,” said Pritam Singh, SSP. The SSP said on a tip-off the police team raided the house of Jarnail Singh at Palla Megha village. Jarnail Singh and his son Amrik Singh were not found there, but the police seized several incrimi...