Smuggled liquor worth Rs 40 lakh seized in UP's Mathura

Mathura (UP), Mar 21 (PTI) Police have seized 1,000 cartons of smuggled liquor worth Rs 40 lakh and arrested one person in this connection, an official said on Sunday.

In a joint operation of police and the Excise Department, 1,000 cartons of liquor were recovered from a vehicle on Saturday evening, SP rural Srish Chandra said.

Shiv Kumar Jaiswal, a resident of Thane in Maharashtra, was arrested in connection with the matter, the SP said.

A probe into the matter was underway, he added. PTI CORR SNE SNE