Chandigarh, Mar 22 (PTI) The Haryana Police seized over 500 cartons of illicit liquor while being loaded in a truck from a scrap shop in Nuh district, an official said on Monday.
Police have impounded the truck bearing a registration number of Rajasthan and seized 6,084 bottles packed in 507 cartons, a spokesperson of the Police Department said.
Divulging the details, he said a secret input was received that the main accused, Irfan, had kept the boxes of illicit Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) hidden in his scrap shop located near the Punhana-Hodal road.
Based on the input, the location was raided when Irfan and his two accomplices were loading the cartons in the truck, the spokesperson said in a statement.
The accused fled when they saw police approaching them.
A case under relevant sections of the Excise Act has been registered against the accused.
In another incident, police arrested a proclaimed offender from Nuh district. Eighteen cases pertaining to murder, attempt to murder and cattle smuggling are lodged against him. Police arrested Jameel from Luhingakalan village following a secret input, the spokesperson said. PTI SUN MGA RDK RDK