Police-raid in Hailakandi, seized huge quantity of foreign liquor

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Agartala, Dec 27, 2022, By Our Correspondent


Hailakandi (Assam), December 27 : On the eve of English New Year, police launched a massive operation against illegal smuggling in Hailakandi. A large quantity of foreign liquor was seized during the raid by Ramnathpur police in Hailakandi district.

According to the information received from the police sources, 95 cartoons were being illegally smuggled by foreigners. The smugglers planned to transport the cartons of illegal liquor to Mizoram in a cement-laden truck from neighboring Meghalaya. Mid-way, during the nose checking of Rimnathpur police outpost of Hailakandi district, AS 11 DC 8162 numbered 12 wheeler truck was searched and 95 cartons of liquor were seized. The police also arrested the driver of the truck. The arrested driver's name is Sharif Uddin Lashkar.

Meanwhile, Hailakandi Police DSP Surjit Chowdhury is reported to have arrived at the scene and is investigating the matter.