138 litres of liquor seized from train, accused missing

Mangaluru, May 28 (PTI): Officials of the Excise department and the railway police on Friday confiscated 138.75 litres of liquor being illegally transported in a train here on Friday, sources said.

The liquor bottles were seized from the Dadar- Tirunelveli express train at the Mangaluru railway station, the Excise Department sources said.

The accused, suspected to be the carrier, was missing when the seizure was made during a joint operation by the Excise and the police departments, they said.

A case under the Excise Act has been registered, they said. PTI MVG NVG NVG

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