Ghaziabad: Over 750 cartons of illicit liquor worth Rs 28.2 lakh were seized in Loni on Monday and two persons were arrested.
“These people are part of a big gang, which has been smuggling in illicit liquor to UP from Haryana via Rajasthan,” the SHO said.
“Around 3.30 pm on Monday, we spotted the truck and chased it.
Soon after, we seized the vehicle and arrested two men,” police said.Sanjay Verma, SHO of Loni police station told TOI that the arrested persons were identified as Bal Kishan (38) from Haryana and Amarchand (29) from Ghaziabad.
The huge cache of liquor was to be smuggled to Loni from Haryana ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, police said.After receiving information about a truck carrying illegal liquor, the police setup a check post on Ram Vihar road on Sunday night.
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