Sukher Police nabbed a truck trying to smuggle 173 cartons of foreign liquor into Gujarat. Police also arrested 3 people in the incident. The accused were carrying the liquor from Haryana into Gujarat.
SP Rajendra Prasad Goyal said that this catch came as part of their drive against smuggling of liquor. Sukher SHO Mangilal Panwar received a tip-off from an informer that a Haryana truck carrying liquor was to pass from their area. On this, the Police team stopped a Haryana number truck at Amberi junction. When the truck was searched, Police found cartons of foreign liquor stocked under potato stock that was providing a shield.
The nabbed liquor is estimated to be worth Rs 15 lakh. The nabbed people are all from Punjab. The accused said that they had to pass on the truck to another trafficker at Gujarat border. The accused were handed over the truck in Bhatinda hotel in a loaded form and had no idea of the liquor stacked inside. Police is now trying to trace the call details to get to the main culprits who were trying to get the liquor smuggled.