Jammu, May13, 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 ETO Excise Range South, Mr Rohit Sharma along with Inspector Ritesh Gupta, Sub Inspectors Prashant Mathur,Balwan Singh and Manjeet Singh raided Kotli Mian Fateh,Deoli, Makhanpur ,Salehar,Dablehar,Tarachak,phinder,Khour,KotheyBulandae,Lalyana,sheikhupura and Kreil Manhasa villages of Tehsil R.S. Pura and Bishnah to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor. During course of raids,two persons namely Neelam Kumari W/o Late Sh. Surjeet Kumar Caste Sansi R/o Salehar and Baldev Raj S/o Kalu Ram Caste Sansi R/o Kothey Bulandae were arrested and booked under Sec 48 of J& K Excise Act.Four bottles of illicit liquor were recovered from their possession.Besides this about 300 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