150 poly pouches of illicit liquor recovered at Katra


Katra, May 24:  A  Police Team from Police Station Katra led by Inspector Arvind Sambyal, SHO P/S Katra under the supervision of Dr. Ashok Sharma, KPS SDPO Katra and Sh. Sumir Kotwal, KPS Addl.SP Katra was on patrolling duty in general area of Nomain, Deva Mai, Sarna etc. of Tehsil Katra when reached at village Sarna, intercepted a Maruti Car No.JK02N/2901.


The vehicle was stopped for checking, on seeing the police party, the driver of the said vehicle fled away from the spot leaving behind his vehicle in the middle of the road and during checking/frisking of the vehicle, Police team has recovered 150 Poly Pouches measuring 250/250 ml each of J&K excise liquor from the said vehicle.

The recovered poly pouches of liquor alongwith vehicle Maruti Car No.JK02N/2901 which was used for transportation of liquor have been seized on spot. In this connection a case FIR No. 90/2017 U/S 48-A Excise Act, 188/RPC Stands registered at P/S Katra and investigation of the case is in progress.