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Cops arrest 1, seize 2,000 quarters of illicit liquor

Thursday, 16 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In view of Assembly election scheduled to be held on February 8, the Delhi Police has increased its patrolling and checking on its bordering areas to nab the culprits involved in supply of illicit liquor. The Police Control Room (PCR) unit of Delhi Police on Tuesday late evening apprehended a 23-year-old man from Alipur area and seized around 2,000 quarters of illicit liquor.

The accused has been identified as Kapil, a resident of Swaroop Nagar area. According to Sharat Kumar Sinha, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), PCR, on Tuesday at around 6:40 PM, the police team on Mobile Patrol Van (MPV) noticed a car (Chevorlet Aveo) being driven negligently and rashly.

"The car was coming from Singhu Border towards Delhi. On suspicion, the police team signalled it to stop but the driver accelerated the car and tried to escape. The police team chased the suspected car and also flashed  a message to nearby MPVs for  assistance. The other MPVs joined the operation and the accused was apprehended by police team at Palla Traffic signal," said the DCP.

"On checking of the car, 40 carton boxes containing 2000 quarters of illicit liquor was recovered. The bootlegger along with the recovered illicit liquor and car were handed over to Alipur police station for further investigation," the DCP added.

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