New Delhi: Delhi Police busted a factory of spurious liquor and arrested a person.
According to the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) North East, a police team was patrolling in the area of New Usmanpur on Friday night.
When the police team reached near masjid in Old Garhi Mendu Village, a foul smell similar to liquor was felt. On further enquiry, the police team knocked at the door of a nearby house which was replied to by a person later identified as Shyam (26), a resident of Firozabad.
As the door was opened, the smell became stronger causing suspicion. During the superficial search, a plastic drum full of illicit liquor containing approximately 220 litres, blended at the same place, 50 sealed quarter bottles of liquor, marked as ‘For sale in Haryana’, two plastic containers containing chemicals of 32 Kilograms each were recovered.
Further, a plastic container of 5-litre chemicals is required in blending the illicit liquor, two gunny bags full of empty bottles, two packets full of caps, stickers of different liquor brands, 3D hologram stickers of different companies, a machine to seal the bottles and a scooty used to supply the illicit liquor were recovered from the place.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of the Excise Act was registered at New Usmanpur police station and arrested the accused Shyam.
The investigation is underway.