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MBA holder starts liquor trafficking to pay daughter's school fees

New Delhi: A 31-year-old MBA holder who was arrested for illicit liquor trafficking from Dabri area on March 4 told the investigators that he was in dire need of money to pay his daughter's fees so he opted to supply liquor from Haryana to different parts of Delhi. According to police, the accused was identified as Mohit Goswami and 23 cartons of illicit liquor was recovered from his possession. During the investigation, cops came to know that he is a BTech and MBA (HR). He had worked for nine months in, a Japanese chain of restaurants in Singapore. He was currently living in Sec-86 in Gurugram.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka) Shibesh Singh said that the arrest was made after one constable Ramesh was patrolling in his beat and at around 11 am, he received a secret information that one car, containing illicit liquor, will come from the Palam side. Thereafter, the constable intercepted the car at the instance of the secret informer. On checking the car, he found illicit liquor kept inside.
The police claimed that the accused used to traffick the liquor which was not meant for sale in Delhi. The accused entered through Dwarka district and moved to West and North West Delhi for the supply of the liquor. "The cost of liquor in Haryana is much cheaper compared to Delhi. He used to earn a profit of Rs 700 to 800 per cartoon," said an investigator.
The police further claimed that the accused during interrogation disclosed that he is a resident of Amritsar, Punjab and was residing in Gurugram on rent. After he came to India, he met one of his friends Sanjeev who was involved in supplying of illicit liquor. "Thereafter, he joined a real estate firm in Gurugram and worked there as a Manager. At present, he was jobless for 2-3 months. Being jobless, he could not pay the school fee of his daughter and was in dire need of Rs 80,000. He started supplying illicit liquor obtained from Haryana to different places in Delhi," said the DCP.
Delhi Police has also registered more than 230 cases under the Excise Act and arrested more than 240 persons, so far. According to data, police have recovered more than 32,000 bottles of country made liquor. Over 200 bottles of beer were recovered whereas the recovery of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) was more than 4,000 bottles.
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