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Notorious bootlegger arrested, 50 bottles of liquor seized
jkupdate.com | 04-Mar-2019 10:46 PM
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  • The person carring illicit liquor identified himself as Sajad Ahmed Sheikh S/O Gulzar Ahmed Sheikh R/O Buttgund Verinag Tehsil Doru District Anantnag at present Banihal.




BANIHAL: Today on a specific information a special naka was laid at Gund adal kote regarding smuggling of illicit liquor in Banihal town.

During naka checking one pedestrian was stopped and his bag was searched.During the search 50 bottles of liquor were recovered from his possession.

The person carring illicit liquor identified himself as Sajad Ahmed Sheikh S/O Gulzar Ahmed Sheikh R/O Buttgund Verinag Tehsil Doru District Anantnag at present Banihal.

The accused is a habitual bootlegger and 3 FIRs already stand registered against his name.The accused used to sell the liquor to the local youths of the area at a very high exhobirent rates of Rs 300 per bottle against the original cost of Rs 85 per bottle.In the instant case FIR O:20/2019 Dated:04-03-2019 U/S 48(a) Excise Act stands registered  against him.Further investigation is in progress.

The arrest and recovery  were made by Insp Aejaz Wani SHO Banihal under the supervision of SDPO Banihal Sajjad Sarwar, Addl SP Sanjay Parihar and SSP Ramban Anita Sharma.

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