GREATER NOIDA: 5,000 Litres of Liquor was being transported from Punjab to Madhya Pradesh. The liquor was taken illegally i.e was being smuggled. The cost of it was around Rs. 25 Lakhs and it was recovered from a truck in Greater Noida today (Tuesday).
According to the police, On Monday night the people that were in the truck were arrested after the truck was obstructed along the Peripheral Expressway under the Dadri Police Station area.
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"The truck was intercepted for checking and 610 cartons of liquor were found hidden under boxes of fruit. The truck had started from Ropar district in Punjab and was bound for Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh,"
"A total of 5,275 liters of liquor, estimated to cost around Rs 25 lakh was seized."
The driver of the truck was Vishnu Ram who was a resident of Abohar in the Fazilka district of Punjab.
A case under the provisions of the Excise Act has been registered at Dadri Police Station. This is not the first time when such an incident occurred.
A few days back another incident like this was reported where a man was reported with around 13 cartons of smuggled liquor which was meant to be sold in Haryana.