In special drives conducted for three days in various places in the district, the police seized 280 litres of toddy tapped without permission, three litres of arrack and over two kilograms of ganja.

A total number of 67 persons including three women were arrested.

A press release from the Superintendent of Police, Tiruchi S. Nizamuddin said the drives were conducted on March 6, 7, and 8 at various places including Vathalai, Sunaipuganallur, Nochiyam, Sithambur, Elamanur, Mannachanallur, Pettavaithalai, Pallividai, Sirugamani, Lalgudi, Kottur and Sennakarai.

Similar drives against illicit distillation would be conducted.

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