Excise sleuths continues raids in Kathua, 850 Kgs Lahan,10 bottles of illicit liquor & one working still destroyed.
Kathua, March 24, 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.
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 enforcement wing Jammu, Dr. Suraj Chander Singh along with Inspectors Excise Arun Kumar & Shadi Lal and Sub Inspector’s Prashant mathur,manjeet Singh, waseem arshad, shahbazz khan raided the Chakdrabkhan, Birsochak & plota areas of Kathua district to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor.
In the process one working still, more than 850 kilograms of Lahan & 10 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.