Ludhiana: As many as 370 cartons of illicit liquor were seized by police from Partap Singh Wala area of Haibowal. The liquor was stored in a room. The police have also arrested two accused.
The police suspected that liquor could be brought by politicians to distribute it among voters in wake of getting votes.
The accused have been identified as Nitesh and Sham Kishore. A case under excise act has been registered against the accused.
The police raided at a room on the backside of a tavern and liquor vend, also seized 370 cartons of illicit liquor. The police also questioned owner of liquor vend, but he failed to produce any document.
Similarly, Dakha Police have arrested Sahib Singh , Jeeta and Satwinder Singh alias Sonu all are residents of Mullanpur and recovered 10 cartons of illicit liquor from their possession.
The accused were carrying liquor in a car when the police arrested them from Jangpur-Bhanaur road.
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