During the lockdown in Rajasthan, the game of smuggling of liquor mafia continues. During the lockdown, liquor mafia are engaged in smuggling, taking advantage of the order not to stop the cargo vehicles on the police points.
Jaipur. During the lockdown in Rajasthan, the game of smuggling of liquor mafia continues. During the lockdown, liquor mafia are engaged in smuggling, taking advantage of the order not to stop the cargo vehicles on the police points. The Jaipur Rural Police has taken major action against one such interstate gang smuggling liquor. The police, while disclosing the gang, have recovered illegal liquor worth about Rs 35 lakh from their possession.
Liquor was being loaded from the truck in liquor pickup
According to Jaipur Rural SP Shankar Dutt Sharma, the police have seized illegal liquor worth about Rs 35 lakh in Chandwaji police station area. It was loaded into illegal liquor in trucks and pickups. Liquor was being loaded into the pickup from the truck. The police has also arrested 1 liquor smuggler along with confiscation of liquor. Police have recovered 873 cartons filled in 50 cartons of illegal liquor hidden under vegetables in pickup. Police arrested liquor smuggler Ramjilal Jat (40) from the spot. He is a resident of Nevta police station area of Jaipur district.
Smuggling was very vicious in style
SP Sharma said that in the lockdown, there is an order not to stop the freight vehicles transporting essential goods like food, milk, vegetables, medical etc. Taking advantage of this, the liquor smugglers were smuggling liquor by sticking a paper to the Essential Services on a truck. For this, he had got the approval letter of the Ambala District Magistrate of Punjab to supply the raw material of the sanitizer. Under the guise of this, they were trying to supply liquor sold in Chhattisgarh to different regions of Rajasthan through smuggling. In the pickup also, a letter of approval has been received from Assistant Commissioner of Police Chaumu to supply vegetables. The liquor cartons were hidden by covering them with an empty carat of vegetables.