Chandigarh

CRIME BRANCH RECOVERED HUGE ILLEGAL LIQUOR CONSIGNMENT CONCEALED IN MILK TANKER, WHICH WAS TO SUPPLY BY BOOTLEGGER IN DRY STATE GUJRAT

May 25, 2020 03:01 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

In a major breakthrough, Crime Branch under the supervision of Inspector Ranjit Singh and close guidance of Sh. Rajeev Kumar Ambasta, DANIPS, DSP Crime succeeded in arresting one person namely Gaurav Khatri s/o Puran Khatri r/o H.No. 1167, Phase-5, Mohali, Punjab by recovering total 440 boxes of liquor make CRAZY ROMEO WHISKY QUARTERS (total 21120 quarters), from his possession alongwith Milk Tanker having registration No. GJ-25-U-3717, which was concealed in this milk tanker.

A team of Crime Branch on Sunday led by ASI Rajinder Singh Dhanda while performing patrolling duties in connection with control and detect the crime in the area of Police Station, Industrial Area, UT, Chandigarh, this team got a tip-off from secret informer that , one Gurjrat registration Number Milk Tanker will carry illegal liquor from Industrial Area, Phase-1, Chandigarh to Gujrat.

Accused disclosed that by adopting this method, illegal liquor is being supplied to Gujrat from here, so many times. The bootleggers are befooling people by writing “MILK NOT FOR SALE” & “दूध वाहन” rear and front side of this Tanker. On getting the information authentic, quickly team came in action and laid a naka near Paultry Farm Chowk, UT, Chandigarh and started searching of suspected vehicles coming from Phase-1, side.While, this team was searching the vehicles, in the meantime, they saw a Gujrat Registration Number GJ25-U-3717, Milk Tanker coming from Industrial Area, Phase-1, Chandigarh side. 

Further, he disclosed that by adopting this method, illegal liquor is being supplied to Gujrat from here, so many times. The bootleggers are befooling people by writing “MILK NOT FOR SALE” & “दूध वाहन” rear and front side of this Tanker. On getting the information authentic, quickly team came in action and laid a naka near Paultry Farm Chowk, UT, Chandigarh and started searching of suspected vehicles coming from Phase-1, side.

While, this team was searching the vehicles, in the meantime, they saw a Gujrat Registration Number GJ25-U-3717, Milk Tanker coming from Industrial Area, Phase-1, Chandigarh side. On seeing this vehicle coming their side, the team officials signalled to driver to stop this vehicle and apprehend the driver who disclosed his name as Gaurav Khatri s/o Puran Khatri r/o H.No. 1167, Phase-5, Mohali, Punjab.

Further, the inspection of vehicle was made and found that the shape of vehicle looks exactly as milk supplier tanker (having round silver colour metal body tanker) and there found written “MILK NOT FOR SALE”, “ON HIRE”, “SABAR DIARY”, “PALANPUR”, “EMERGENCY CONTACT NO. (Number found totally scrapped)”. Then, it was checked through upper side and its lid was opened, and there found a huge crèche of illegal liquor in the tank of this tanker. During the search this Milk Van Tanker, 440 boxes of illegal liquor make CRAZY ROMEO WHISKY QUARTERS (total 21120 quarters) recovered from the tank of this vehicle. Further, during the enquiry, arrested person / driver of tanker disclosed that he is carrying the illegal vehicle from Phase-1, Industrial Area, which is supply to Gujrat State on the direction of his master/owner.

Accused person could not produce any license and permit for carrying the illegal liquor in Milk Tanker, which was to supply to Gujrat, which is a dry state. After that accused Gaurav has been arrested by the team of Crime Branch. Consequently, case FIR No.108 dated 24.05.2020 u/s 61-1-14 Excise Act, has been registered against the accused Gaurav in Police Station, Sector-Industrial Area, Chandigarh.

The accused  Gaurav Khatri (34)  is a primary educated. The investigation of this case is being carried out, efforts will be made to arrest the other person (s) who indulged in this illegal liquor supplying racket.

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