TAMIL NADU

Over 1,000 held in prohibition raids

KANCHEEPURAM, JULY 24. The Prohibition Enforcement Wing personnel have arrested 1,110 persons, including 340 women, during prohibition raids conducted at several parts of the in June and July this year.

According to the police, a total of 1,230 cases have been booked and 34,737 litres of rectified spirit, 28,100 litres of brew and 6,640 litres of illicit arrack was seized and destroyed during the raids. Two lorries, 23 two-wheelers and two cars used for transportation of illicit arrack were seized and four arrested were booked under the Goondas Act.

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