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Jirighat police seizes 323 cartons of liquor

 From Our Correspondent

Silchar, Feb 9: Recently, a police team of Jirighat led by office in-charge of Jirighat PS Sanjib Das seized 323 cartons of liquor worth Rs 10 lakhs after stopping a truck bearing No. MN 01 – 8715 at Jirighat check post. They also arrested the truck driver Ayaz Uddin (23) and handyman Aslam Khan (19). Both of them are residents of Mantripukri village, under Paigang PS under Imphal. A case was registered against the two at Lakhipur sub division judicial magistrate court by Jirighat PS. The front glass of the truck bore the sticker of ‘On Army Duty’. There was no name or number plate on the truck.
Presently, the truck is in police custody. In order to stop incidence of such illegal activities, a meeting was also held at Lakhipur. Gaurav Kumar Agarwal, an active and able SDPO of Lakhipur directed officers in-charge of the 4 police stations, Lakhipur, Jirighat, Baskandi and Joypur, to remain active, alert, attentive and aware. He directed them to remain vigilant in check post, National Highway and patrolling duty as well. Gaurav Kumar Agarwal himself keeps making rounds at night.