22 arrested under excise act in 2 months

Shillong, Oct 20: In a span of just two months, 22 persons have been arrested under the Excise Act after the Excise staff of East Khasi Hills District conducted raids in restaurants and stalls in the town and its outskirts during the month of August-September 2020. 

It was informed that 467.200 litres of locally made liquor and 102.320 Indian made foreign liquor were seized in the last two months.

Today, Pasteur Beat House Police patrol conducted a raid in Polo market and other adjoining areas and found approximately 46, 000 ml of locally made liquor packed in 24 numbers of plastic polythene.