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Bootlegger used milk containers for supplying liquor in city, held

New Delhi: A 43-year-old man who was involved in smuggling liquor inside milk containers was nabbed near Agra Canal at Meetapur in South East Delhi on July 22. Police identified the accused as Jawahar (43), native of Palwal, Haryana. With the arrest of accused, 200 quarters of Haryana liquor has been recovered.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) Chinmoy Biswal said that accused was nabbed during special picket checking. "During the search of four milk containers which were hooked on the motorcycle, 200 quarters of liquor bottles, for sale in Haryana only were found in the bike," said DCP Biswal. He further said that he was supplying milk in his village and adjoining area but he was not earning enough to meet his needs. To earn quick money, accused Jawahar planned to deliver liquor to Faridabad and Delhi.

Police further said that Jawahar used to procure liquor from godowns of Faridabad and fill the liquor quarters in his milk containers and hooked them to his motorcycle. Accused entered Delhi through Ismailpur Border, Faridabad. Accused Jawahar on the pretext of supplying milk, used to smuggle liquor. Delhi Police in a press statement said that in past few months, police teams of South-East District have successfully nabbed the bootleggers involved in smuggling of liquor by other innovative ways such as the use of garbage bags, delivery bags, milk vans or taxi for transportation of liquor.

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