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Illicit liquor seized in UP, 3 held


Muzaffarnagar (PTI). The police seized illicit liquor worth around Rs 8 lakh from Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district on Wednesday when it was being smuggled into Meerut, officials said.


Three smugglers, including a woman, were arrested after the seizure of the consignment at a checkpoint near Madiwala Choraha where a police team intercepted a truck and found the bottles of illicit liquor packed in 215 cartons.


The truck came from Haryana's Karnal, Superintendent of Police (SP) Sukirti Madhav Mishra said, adding a case was registered at Jhinjhana police station in this regard.


The arrested accused were identified as Guddu, Istakhr and Anita.