The oil tanker was intercepted at Saraiya toll plaza. During inspection, the driver of the tanker claimed that there was only oil inside the tanker but the officers thoroughly checked it, and a huge cache of liquor was found in it.
“The SHO of Saraiya police station and his team intercepted the oil tanker and recovered 4200 litres of liquor inside it. We have registered a FIR under relevant sections of liquor prohibition act and arrested the driver. His interrogation is underway to find out who brought the liquor consignment. We have learnt that the liquor was to be distributed somewhere in Saraiya,” said Kumar Chandan, the SDPO of Muzaffarpur.
In another incident, the Arwal police arrested two persons for smuggling liquor in a truck. A team headed by the Kaler police station SHO initiated a vehicle checking campaign in the Dilawarpur area of the district. During the checking, the liquor consignment worth Rs 70 lakh was seized from the truck.