TINSUKIA: In order to curb the menace of illicit liquor, excise raids and patrolling exercise were intensified on Thursday and Friday in areas under Lekhapani Police Stations such as Jagun, Six Mile, Eight Mile, Nine Mile, Rampur and Ahom Pathar.
The enforcement team was led by Aktar Hussain Barbhuyan, Deputy Superintendent of Excise, Margherita and Sadiya circle, and assisted by Anwar Hussain, Excise Inspector (i/c), Margherita Circle. Three cases were detected in the operation and a fine of Rs. 2,500 was realized in two cases. A person was also arrested in one of the cases for possessing 30 litres of illicit distilled liquor, stated SDIPRO Margherita.