Muzaffarnagar (UP), Feb 27 (PTI) Over 250 cartons of illicit liquor worth Rs 20 lakh were seized during an inspection ahead of Holi in Shamli district, police said today. Also Read - Farmers Defy Govt Order, Section 144; Hold Kisan Mahapanchayat in West UP's Shamli

The seizure was made when a police team intercepted a tractor trolley loaded with the liquor. But, the smugglers managed to flee the spot, Circle Officer Rajesh Kumar Tiwari said. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh: Coronavirus Suspect Commits Suicide by Jumping Off Building in Shamli

A case has been registered against the accused, he said. PTI CORR DPB DPB Also Read - ‘Shravan Kumar of Kalyug': 4 Brothers Carry Their Parents in Palanquins, Walk 130 Kilometres For Kanwar Yatra

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