Jammu, June8, 2017: In order to curb the 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.
Under the active supervision of Excise Commissioner,Mohd. Javed Khan and Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive), Jammu Mr. Ghanshyam Singh, the Excise Team led by Inspector R.S. Pura/Bishnah Sub-Range Ritesh Gupta along with Sub Inspectors Prashant Mathur,Balwan Singh and Manjeet Singh raided Kotli Mian Fateh, Kotli charkan, Deoli, Makhanpur, Salehar, Dablehar, Tarachak, Kothey Bulandae, Lalyana, Rehal,kreil Manhasa,Kotla, sheikhupura and shibuchak villages of Tehsil R.S. Pura and Bishnah to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor.
During course of raids, about 320 kilograms of Lahan and 8 bottles of illicit liquor which is highly hazardous and injurious for health were recovered by the raiding team from the stateland and later destroyed on spot.