Police have arrested eight persons for illegally selling liquor and seized 96 Indian Made Foreign Liquor bottles from them.

Police said surprise checks were conducted across the district on Tuesday to curb the illegal sale of liquor bottles as the Indian Made Foreign Liquor outlets remained closed in view of Thiruvalluvar Day.

During the raid conducted by the police at Thaazhaiyooththu, Radhapuram, Tenkasi, Panagudi, Sankarankovil Taluk and Nanguneri, the police seized 96 bottles of Indian Made Foreign Liquor from eight persons and arrested them.

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