Man held with 116 bottles of liquor in Bihar

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Munger, July 28: A man was arrested today for allegedly possessing 116 bottles of Indian-Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) in his house at Hasanganj in Munger district in Bihar, where consumption of liquor is prohibited.

Acting on a tip off, police raided the village and arrested Kishor Yadav from his dilapidated house and seized 116 bottles of IMFL, Superintendent of Police Ashish Bharti said.

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Yadav had allegedly brought the consignment of liquor from Jharkhand for selling it to local consumers at a premium.

Yadav's two other associates, Santosh Yadav and Shatrujeet Yadav, managed to escape ahead of police raid, he said.

Bihar was in April declared a dry state with the Nitish Kumar government imposing a total ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol including IMFL.

PTI 

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