Crime Branch arrests two for illegal liquor transportation

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 13 Sep 2017 09:52:36


Staff Reporter,

Crime Branch’s Unit No. 2 arrested two persons for illegal liquor transportation and seized country made foreign liquor worth Rs 2.5 lakh from their car. The accused were probably transporting the liquor to Chandrapur, said police.


The accused have been identified as Amit Satyendra Puri (40), a resident of Bapat Nagar, Chandrapur and Amti Satyendra Puri (28), a resident of Trimurti Nagar, Nandanvan.
Acting on tip-off, team of the unit stopped the WagonR car (MH-34/AM-6825) near Somalwada bus stop. The accused were puzzled after seeing cops in the plain cloth.


The police immediately took the accused in the custody and checked the vehicle and discovered 14 boxes of liquor worth Rs 2.5 lakh.


An offence was registered at Sonegaon Police Station under Section 65 (a) of Prohibition Act. The arrest was made by Police Inspector Anchal Mudgal, API Sachin Lule, PSI Pendkar and staff includign Battulal Pandey, Ravi Gawande, Prakash Wankhede, Mahesh Kursune, Baljeet Thakur, Sayyad Wahid, Shyam Gorle, Ashwin Pillewan and Viju Lekurwale.