Man arrested for manufacturing illicit liquor in Rajouri

Jammu: A man was arrested Monday for manufacturing illicit liquor in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of police officials raided a house in Palwal village of Sunderbani belt and seized 915 litres of liquor and 50 kgs of Lahaan, which was destroyed on the spot.

Another accused, a local identified as Vipan Paul who was involved in making the liquor, fled from the spot seeing police officials, they said.

A case has been registered and the investigation is underway, police said.

Police are conducting raids at multiple places to nab the accused, they added.

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