Rs 8 lakh worth liquor transported from Telangana seized in Andhra Pradesh, 2 held

South India

The excise department officials on Wednesday arrested two persons, both drivers of two vehicles and seized 39 cartons of liquor which is illegally transported from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh.


Two cars and liquor worth Rs 8 lakhs have been seized at Turimella village in Kambham Mandal, Prakasam District.

According to the report from the drivers of two vehicles, who have been arrested informed the excise police that proprietor of a dairy in Giddaluru town bought the liquor and hired them for transporting it illegally.

"A person named Rasool, proprietor of a dairy and ice cream parlour in Giddaluru town, is the main accused, who had bought the material and transporting it from Telangana to Andhra. We will arrest him in two or three days”, Excise Superintendant Avulaiah, quoted by news agency ANI as saying.


With inputs from Agency

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