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Protest against excise raids

Correspondent

Tension prevails in Indira Nagar

VIZIANAGARAM: Residents of Indira Nagar Colony in Parvathipurm staged a demonstrations and organised rasta-roko protesting against raids by excise sleuths on Saturday morning.

According to Excise Inspector Trinadha Rao, a 30-member task force team from Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts raided houses in the colony on tip-off that arrack was stored in houses. Tension prevailed for some time. The Excise men left the place without finishing their task.