Madikeri: The excise squad seized 173 quarter bottles of Indian manufactured liquor after raiding a location at Maragodu village in Madikeri taluk on Tuesday night, according to the Excise Department here on Wednesday. The liquor was meant to be distributed among voters in the gram panchayat polls, officials of the department said. The accused in the case is absconding.
Madikeri Rural police arrested six persons in Galibeedu gram panchayat limits on Tuesday, for supplying liquor to voters and seeking votes in favour of a particular candidate. A case has been registered by the Madikeri Rural police.