700 boxes of liquor seized at Parwanoo
The police seized 700 boxes of country liquor, transported illegally in a truck (HP-64-A-3007), at Parwanoo, which was heading for Solan and Shimla from KM Distillery.
DSP Yogesh Rolta said driver Tikka Ram of Barog and co-driver Devinder Kumar of Jubbar village could not produce any permit issued by the Excise officials. According to the driver, distillery manager Manohar Lal had got these loaded in the truck.
A case under the Excise Act has been registered and further probe is under way.
A team of excise officials led by Deputy Commissioner Himanshu Pawar rushed to the distillery to examine the stock. Pawar said a report would be prepared after a thorough examination of the record.