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ED seizes 100 bottles of illegal liquor being served to guests at farmhouse

Friday, 24 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Excise department has seized around 100 bottles of liquor after a raid was conducted at a farmhouse in South Delhi on Wednesday night where non-duty paid liquor was being served to guests.

According to excise department officials, the information was received that a high-profile party was being organised at the farmhouse and liquor meant for sale in Haryana was being served to guests there.

"Acting on the inputs a raid was conducted at the farmhouse in south Delhi last night. During the raid, illegal liquor from Haryana was seized from the party," said the officials.

 An First Information Report (FIR) has been registered under the Delhi Excise Act at Maidan Garhi police station, the official said, adding the organiser of party and the farmhouse manager have been arrested in connection with the case.

 "The party was being organised after getting P-10 license from the excise department. With this license, organiser can only serve duty paid liquor at the party, but liquor of Haryana was also being served to guests," the official said.

"The excise department will blacklist the farmhouse. Over 100 liquor bottles have been seized by the department," the official added.

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