In its special drive launched against the persons involved in the trade of illicit liquor, the Government of Delhi has recovered a huge stock of illicit liquor. The Commissioner Excise Shri Neeraj Semwal informed that the Excise Intelligence Bureau of Excise Department has seized 3890 bottles of illicit liquor of different brands like Rasila Santra, Impact Whisky, Episode Whisky, Ginni Brand, Besto etc. from various parts of the capital. He said that a number of teams were formed and raids for conducted to seize the illicit liquor.
Semwal informed that this lot of illicit liqour was non-duty paid in the capital and was being carried by the accused unauthorisedly. Giving details of raids, Semwal said that a case was registered vide FIR No.1458 at Police Station New Ashok Nagar against Mukesh, S/o Ramnath Pal, R/o. Sarafabad and Ajay Pal S/o Raja Ram, R/o Bahlolpur, Noida, Gaziabad in which 372 bottles of Ginny Brand for sale in Haryana were recovered. In another case, an FIR vide No. 1159 has been registered in Burari Police Station, who were carrying 204 bottles of Rasila Santra, 98 bottles of Impact Whisky and 192 bottles of Epsode Whisky for sale in Haryana. An FIR No. 588 has been registered in New Friends Colony Police Station, Delhi who were carrying 360 bottles of Besto Whisky for sale in Haryana. In another case, vide FIR No. 1331 at New Usmanpur Police Station against Kapil, S/o Ishwar Singh, R/o. Narela in which 720 bottles of Rasila Santra Brand and 360 bottles of Compact Whisky for sale in Haryana were recovered. An FIR No. 1337 at New Usmanpur Police Station against Sandeep, S/o Shankar, R/o. Jalalabad, Meerut in which 360 bottles of Impact Whisky for sale in Haryana were recovered. An FIR No. 1293 at Gokal Puri Police Station against Virender, S/o Satpal Singh, R/o. Jhajjar in which 420 bottles of Rasila Santra and 180 bottles of Impact Whisky for sale in Haryana were recovered. An FIR No. 734 at Badarpur Police Station against Rakesh, S/o Prabhu Dayal, R/o Badarpur in which 480 bottles of Rasila Santra Brand, 72 bottles of Mcdowll Whisky and 72 bottle of Hawards Beer for sale in Haryana were recovered.
Semwal informed that the prior to this, Excise Department during its raids conducted at various places has seized a huge number of illicit liquor. The Department has recovered 49862 bottles of illicit liquor of different brands and cases were registered against the accused in different Police Stations in the Capital under Delhi Excise Act 2009. The vehicles used in the crime were also confiscated. Shri Semwalsaid that up till now the excise Department has seized 53752 Bottles of illicit liquor in Delhi.
Raids will continue in the capital to check the discrepancies and to find whether the provisions are followed properly or not. He clarified that the stringent action will be taken against the persons found violating the provisions, Commissioner (Excise) said.