Continuing with its crackdown on liquor smugglers, Doda police arrested a smuggler along with 63 litres of country made liquor in Ghuraka area of Prem Nagar here in Chenab Valley on Wednesday.
According to reports, acting on a specific information from reliable sources, Police Party led by I/C Police Post Premnagar SI Balwant Singh, under the supervision of SHO Thathri arrested the accused Vinay Kumar son of Mohan Lal of Gurakara, Tehsil Thathri, who was preparing desi liquor near his house and during search, Police team recovered 3 litres liquor & 60 litres lahan.
A case FIR No. 58/2016 U/S 48-A Excise Act has been registered at Police Station Thathri.
"The accused has been arrested and investigations are on," the official said.
It is pertinent to mention here that in order to eradicate the smuggling and distillation of illegal country made liquor, forest produces and other intoxicant items, Doda Police have launched special drive against these menaces.
Meanwhile , the general public has appreciated the role of District Police for this timely action.