Excise deptt conducts raid in Kathua 

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Kathua, Feb 9, 2017 : In order to curb the menace of illicit distillation of liquor,  the Excise Department Jammu (eradication and enforcement wing) tightened its noose on violators of the various provisions of the J&K Excise Act in entire Jammu division.
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Under the active supervision of the Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive), Jammu Mr. Ghanshyam Singh, the Excise Team Kathua led by ETO Excise Range Kathua, Mr Sandeep Gupta & Eradication and Enforcement Wing Jammu led by ETO Eradication & Enforcement  Dr. Suraj Chander Singh along with Inspector’s Excise, Shadi Lal,Arun Kumar & Sub Inspector Prashant Mathur raided the Saktachak, Plota,  Sunjwan & Kundechak areas of Kathua  district to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor.
In the process more than 600 kilograms of Lahan, one working still & 07 bottles of illicit liquor which is highly hazardous and injurious for health were recovered by the raiding team and later destroyed on spot.