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Fake liquor racket busted in UP, 8 arrested

The Meerut police have busted a fake liquor racket and arrested eight persons in this regard.

Updated Jun 06, 2021 12:24 PM

Fake liquor racket busted in UP, 8 arrested

Senior Superintendent of Police, Meerut, Ajay Sahni, said that the arrests were made on Saturday, adding that the accused transported fake liquor from a Punjab distillery to 'dhabas' in Meerut.

Police has seized 60,000 litres of fake liquor and two tankers, amounting to worth Rs 4-5 crore, in the raids.

Meanwhile, the police team that conducted the raid will be awarded with Rs 2 lakh cash.

The SSP also said that some of the accused identified have been involved in other cases relating to liquor previously.

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