Ganjam: Illegal foreign liquor worth over Rs 1 cr seized

Ganjam: Liquor worth over Rs 1 crore has been seized in Bhanjanagar area in Ganjam district amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown.
Acting on reliable information regarding the transportation of the foreign liquor consignment, police conducted a raid on a truck parked beside the road near a village.
After a thorough search, cops seized a huge cache of foreign liquor.
Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle has reportedly fled the spot.
While the exact source of the consignment is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the liquor was being smuggled for selling in the black market during the lockdown period.
As per sources, reports of illegal sale of liquor during lockdown period surfaced recently, following which the police acted strictly.
Cops have launched an investigation into the case, sources said.

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