Four persons arrested

Staff Reporter

Mettupalayam: Four persons were arrested and arrack and fermented wash worth Rs. 50,000 were destroyed in raids conducted by the Prohibition Enforcement Wing police on Friday. Under the instructions of SP, Coimbatore rural district, A.T. Duraikumar, a team carried out the raids at and around Mettupalayam.

In a plantain farm at Vellipalayam, the police arrested Chandran (45) and his wife Karuppathal (35) for distilling arrack. Two barrels of fermented wash and 100 litres of arrack were destroyed. At Arivoli Nagar, the team raided a house and arrested Sarasal (35). In another raid, the police arrested Anaipalipudur Selvan (45) and seized 100 litres of arrack and two barrels of fermented wash.

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