“He was driving the vehicle when we stopped it on the Ahmedabad highway near Malji pada. We got information that a huge quantity of illegal liquor was being ferried out of the city. So, we stopped the ambulance as it was leaving the naka,” said an officer.
"The team had received information that illegal sale of liquor and betting was going on there. The information was shared with DCP (outer) Seju Kuruvilla, who directed a surprise raid," a senior officer said.
“We conducted a surprise raid at Bhattapukur Kalitilla area late night yesterday and recovered around 400 litres of countrymade liquor and a stash of cash, mostly in small denominations..." said a police official.
When informed about the several new pages in place of the parent GNPC page, a top excise official said, "It looks like they are very angry with us. We will have to figure out ways with the cyber police to shut these pages down."
Despite strict orders regarding shutting down of belt shops throughout Andhra Pradesh more than 50,000 such shops are still up and running. However the government is still claiming that the number of such shops have come down and they are committed in their work.
The permit lists the details of bottles purchased and tax paid by the buyer or holder of the licence. According to an official, it was found that people bought half the stock from a P-10 liquor store and the other half illegally.