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Excise department conducted search operation in Nubra Valley

Excise department conducted search operation in Nubra Valley


Leh: In a continuous drive against illegal sale of liquor in UT Ladakh, the enforcement team of Excise Department of Union Territory of Ladakh conducted various search operations in Nubra valley on April 13.

During the course of search, one person was booked and 94 cans of Beer and 378 bottles of Indian made foreign liquor (IMFL) were recovered from his custody. Acting on a specific intelligence, the team, headed by Excise Inspector Zulfikar Ali assisted by SI Stanzin Gaychet, Excise Guard, Yangchan Dolma and Stanzin Skaldan searched a general provisional store and a residential house in Ombay area of Hunder Nubra and made the recovery.

The Excise team seized the illicit liquor in presence of Executive Magistrate 1st class, Khetod, Khalsar and two persons of that area.

GST Enforcement Team Leh also provided assistance to the Excise team in carrying out the search operation. Further investigation under J&K Excise Act, 1958 is going on.

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