Flying squads and static surveillance teams engaged by the Election Commission have seized over 20,555 bottles of beer and 500 bottles of IFML (Indian Made Foreign Liquor) from different districts of Arunachal Pradesh in the last two weeks.
An official in the CEO’s office in Guwahati said the liquor was seized from different districts; the latest being Lower Dibang Valley district where 77 bottles of beer and 62 bottles of IFML were seized Sunday. Flying squads seized 954 cases of beer Sunday from the same district where 13,000 bottles of beer were seized Saturday.
A large amount of cash was also seized from individuals who could not produce relevant papers, the CEO’s office said. The total amount of cash seized crossed Rs 83 lakh.
DDC vice-chairperson Ashish Khetan said, “As of today he does not hold the charge anymore.”