KOLAR: Acting on a tip-off, a team of Excise Department officials conducted raids on illegal distillation dens in Bangarpet taluk on Friday. In the raids at Kadirinatta and Kamasamudra villages in the vicinity of KGF area, the team destroyed about 1000 litres of wash and distillation materials valued at Rs. 2 lakh and arrested two persons.

Such raids will be intensified in view of Lok Sabha elections as part of enforcing model code of conduct. — Staff Correspondent