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ATASU seizes vehicle carrying illegal molasses

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Sep 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

Golaghat (Dhekial), Aug 31: The activists of All Tai Ahom Students’ Union (ATASU) of Dakhinhengera Regiol Committee caught a vehicle carrying illegal molasses on Wednesday. The secretary of ATASU Golaghat district committee, Pankaj Gogoi said that a vehicle bearing registration No. AS09AC0690 was carrying a large quantity of illegal molasses which were used for making local liquor (sulai). He also said that more than 15 quintals of molasses packing tin were carried from Rongamati of Golaghat district to Titabor of Jorhat district. The secretary also alleged that illegal local liquor made from molasses was harming the younger generation. ATASU demanded stopping the illegal molasses business and local liquor business in the village areas. Later, the ATASU activists handed over the vehicle to Kamarbandha Police Station and filed a complaint.

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