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Liquor seized in Raichur

Staff Correspondent

Raichur: The Raichur police have seized liquor worth Rs. 20 lakh from two godowns in Manvi and Sindhanur taluks on Thursday.

The police said that liquor worth Rs.12.55 lakh was seized from a godown belonging to Veerabhadrappa in Haldal village of Manvi taluk. It was allegedly being stored for distribution in the Manvi Assembly segment by Congress candidate Hampaiah Naik.

Liquor worth Rs. 7.25 lakh was seized by the Balaganur police from a godown ownwd by Venkatesh at Nagendra Camp in Sindhanur taluk.

It was allegedly being stored for distribution in Sindhanur Assembly segment by Janata Dal (Secular) candidate Venkat Rao Nadagouda.

Cases

Cases have been registered against Mr. Naik and Mr. Nadagouda, and godown owners Mr. Veerabhadrappa and Mr. Venkatesh.

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