Amid outrage and widespread motion in opposition to unlawful nation liquor traffickers after the Bihar hooch tragedy, the police on Tuesday seized overseas and nation liquor from the home of a JDU chief on Station Street in Chhapra’s Madhaura Nagar space.
Police carried out the raid based mostly on a tip and detained a lady for questioning.
The home from which the liquor was confiscated belongs to JDU’s state chief Kameshwar Singh. The liquor was allegedly seized from the tenant who had rented the home. Sources mentioned that the JDU chief doesn’t stay in the home. A person named saroj Saroj Mahato and his spouse rented the lodging and stay there as tenants.
After the raid, the police took the lady into custody.
Inspector Rakesh Kumar Singh mentioned that they obtained a tip that unlawful liquor was being saved in the home. “In the course of the raid we discovered two bottles of overseas liquor and nation liquor.
Aside from the police, there was additionally a staff of excise division current in the course of the raid. Kameshwar Singh is a resident of Mashrak, the place the utmost variety of deaths have occurred as a consequence of spurious liquor. He has a home in Marhaura. Kameshwar Singh is a member of JDU State Council.
Round 60 individuals died in Bihar’s Saran district final week after consuming spurious liquor, making it the largest hooch tragedy within the state because it went dry in April 2016. The BJP, nonetheless, claimed that over 100 deaths have occurred as a consequence of spurious nation liquor.
Earlier, Isuapur, Saran district, Station Home Officer Sanjay Ram, Safety guard Hari Rai, officer Krisha Singh, the safety guard of Ramnath Manjhi of Saran’s Masrakh police station have been suspended over the deaths. The SIT fashioned to analyze the deaths as a consequence of spurious liquor in Chhapra, Siwan, and Begusarai in Bihar has arrested liquor mafia Anil Singh within the case. It has additionally arrested 271 liquor merchants beneath Operation Clear. In addition to this, 6,335 litres of liquor and 21 autos have been seized to date.