Excise sleuths conducts raids in Kathua, 950 Kgs Lahan, 220 pouches & 250 bottles of illicit liquor destroyed.

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Kathua, May 08, 201  In order to curb the increase in menace of illicit distillation of liquor,  the Excise Department Jammu has tightened its noose on violators of the various provisions of the J&K Excise Act in entire Jammu division.
On the directions of the Excise Commissioner Mohd. Javed Khan and supervision of Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive), Jammu Mr. Ghanshyam Singh, the Excise Team Kathua led by ETO Excise Range Kathua, Mr Sandeep Gupta & ETO Eradication wing Jammu, Mr. Suraj Chander Singh along with Inspectors Excise Arun Kumar, Shadi Lal & Sub Inspector Prashant Mathur raided the Chhibachak, Persochak &  Tanda areas of Kathua district to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor.
In the process more than 950 kilograms of Lahan, 220 pouches & 250 bottles of illicit liquor which is highly hazardous and injurious for health were recovered by the raiding team from state land and later destroyed on spot.