Bihar Liquor Ban: Over 16,000 Litres Seized In 1 Day


Patna: To implement total prohibition, 14,108 litres of domestic liquor and 2,386 litres of foreign brands were seized from across Bihar on Thursday.

Forty four persons were arrested in 655 raids under provisions of new Bihar Excise (Amendment) Act, 2016, Om Prakash Mandal, Assistant Commissioner Excise said.

The operation against liquor yielded encouraging results here. A statement issued by Senior Superintendent of Police, Patna, Manu Maharaj said that 24 persons had been arrested in clampdown against alcohol in the district.

Meanwhile, reports were pouring about habitual alcoholics brought to de-addiction centres in different districts in the wake of total prohibition.