Tamil Nadu

Ten barrels of liquor ingredients seized in raids by Vellore police

The ingredients were seized from Irulacheri village in Kaveripakkam police limits on Monday.

The ingredients were seized from Irulacheri village in Kaveripakkam police limits on Monday.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

The Prohibition Enforcement Wing of the police conducted raids in various parts of the district and seized over 2,000 litres of liquor ingredients.

Vellore Superintedent of Police, Praveshkumar has ordered for conducting the raids to prevent brewing of illicit liquor on hilly terrains and forest lands.

Based on specifiic information from the Deputy Superintendent of Police, K. Manoharan, a police party led by the Inspector of Police in Kaveripakkam, Laxmipathy, conducted raids in terrains in Irulacheri.

The police team seized 10 barrels of liquor ingredients of 200 litres measurement stocked in thorny bushes and inside the culverts.

The Kaveripakkam police have registered a case and are investigating.

Mr. Praveshkumar has asked his officers to be stringent in their approach and issued a warning that repeated offences would lead to arrest of the culprits, adding that they would be charged under the Goondas Act.

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