Pratapgarh: A joint team of police and excise department in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh has raided an alleged illegal liquor factory in the Hathiganwa area. Millions of rupees worth of liquor and liquor-making equipment have been found in the raid here. Giving information, the Deputy Inspector General of Police of Prayagraj Region Prem Prakash has said that in the joint operation conducted by the Police and Excise Department at Jhajamau on Friday evening, the illegal brewing factory under the guise of Gaushala was raided.
He said that during this period, hundreds of illegally made liquor kept in straw and straw were seized in Gaushala. He has told that during the excavation in Gaushala, liquor-making equipment has been confiscated. The value of the recovered liquor is being told in crores. Prakash told that excavation work is going on by JCB in the presence of extensive police force at Gaushala and other possible targets.
He told that the factory running behind Goshala is of liquor mafia Guddu Singh, which is being investigated. He told that many people have been arrested in this case. Superintendent of Police Akash Tomar said that 45 people involved in the illegal liquor business have been identified and their investigation is on. He said that the property of all the accused will be confiscated.