Liquor worth Rs 4 lakh, Rs 4.36 lakh cash seized in Palghar

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Palghar, Feb 5 (PTI) Smuggled liquor worth Rs 4 lakh and Rs 4.36 lakh cash were seized from a tempo and car that were moving together in Palghar district, an official said on Friday.

While the liquor bottles were kept in a specially made compartment in the tempo, the cash was found under the dashboard of the car, both of which were recovered after a tip-off on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, he said.

'The seizures took place on Kuikde-Nagzari road near Gundale village. The driver of the tempo fled while that of the car has been arrested,' Vijay Buken, Superintendent of State Excise, Palghar, said. PTI COR BNM BNM