: The city police seized 45 liquor bottles manufactured in Puducherry and meant for sale in the city on Friday. The police arrested P. Ramesh (38), of Mela Ambikapuram, on the charge of stocking the bottles and attempting to sell them illegally. Based on information, a team from Golden Rock police station inspected a godown adjacent to a TASMAC liquor outlet at Thangeswari Nagar and arrested Ramesh besides confiscating the Puducherry liquor bottles whose sale is prohibited in Tamil Nadu, police sources said.

The accused and liquor bottles were later handed over to the Prohibition and Enforcement Wing of the city police.