Two Chinese nationals arrested for liquor consumption

Patna, June 18: Two Chinese nationals were arrested in a drunken state here for violating the liquor ban in force in Bihar, police said on Monday. The arrests took place on Sunday night. “We have launched a probe to find out how they got the liquor,” Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said. The two were associated with the Chinese mobile phone company Oppo.

Meanwhile, Oppo India said it had “deep regard and respect for the laws of the land”. “The actions by the employees in question were undertaken in their personal capacities and in no way represent the company’s views or intentions,” a company statement said. “We are cooperating with the local authorities to ensure that the investigation can be done smoothly and will provide all possible information required. We will take necessary action and ensure that this kind of incident does not happen in the future.” (IANS)