MP: Illicit Liquor Valued at ₹1.25L Seized in Narmadapuram

MP: Illicit Liquor Valued at ₹1.25L Seized in Narmadapuram

1,250 Quarters of Country-Made Liquor Worth ₹1.25L Found in Vehicle

17 October 2023 , Narmadapuram (Madhya Pradesh):

In a recent operation, led by Shivpur police station’s In-charge, Vivek Yadav, and his team, a substantial quantity of illicit liquor was seized from a vehicle in Bhairopur village, situated within the jurisdiction of the Shivpur police station.

The confiscated contraband comprised a total of 1,250 quarters of country-made liquor, with an estimated market value of Rs 1.25 lakh. Additionally, the vehicle, valued at Rs 3 lakh, was impounded. Two individuals, namely the car’s driver, Sandeep Sahu, and Ramshankar Rawat, were apprehended in connection with the case.

This crackdown on criminal activities comes as a proactive response to the implementation of the Model Code of Conduct. Law enforcement authorities have ramped up efforts to curtail criminal actions in the region.

Following a tip-off about an individual lurking beneath an overpass with a firearm, a team under the leadership of sub-inspector Sunil Ghawri swiftly responded to the scene. Upon spotting the approaching police, the individual attempted to flee but was swiftly apprehended. The man was later identified as Sanjay Chhatre, a 45-year-old resident of Indrapura, old Itarsi. The police successfully confiscated a pistol and two cartridges from his possession.

Gaurav Bundela, the TI of the district, emphasized that the local police had initiated a vigorous campaign against criminal elements in preparation for the forthcoming assembly elections.

Superintendent of Police Gurkaran Singh has instructed all officers and police station in-charges to identify and take decisive action against criminals. This directive was issued during a meeting with police station in-charges and officials from various departments. Singh also emphasized the importance of all citizens adhering to the Model Code of Conduct.

In another effort to uphold the law, the Kotwali police confiscated a DJ system that violated noise pollution regulations. Kotwali TI Saurabh Pandey stated that a case had been registered against the vehicle’s driver, and he would be presented in court to face appropriate legal action.

Crime Madhya Pradesh