Thane: Spurious alcohol worth ₹35 lakh seized in raid at Kalvan godown, used to be transported in BMW car

Thane: Spurious alcohol worth ₹35 lakh seized in raid at Kalvan godown, used to be transported in BMW car

The alcohol was transported from Daman to the godown in a BMW car.

Abhitash SinghUpdated: Monday, January 23, 2023, 11:33 AM IST
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The state excise department on Sunday raided a godown in Kalyan and seized spurious alcohol worth ₹35 lakh. The alcohol was transported from Daman to the godown in a BMW car. Acting on a tip-off, the excise department team laid a trap and seized 52 boxes of spurious liquor made in Daman and Haryana, along with 239 boxes of sub-standard alcohol made in Maharashtra, containing 13,845 bottles of beer and whiskey in total.

BMW car worth ₹56 lakh seized

State excise department inspector (Kalyan division), Sanjay Bhosale said, “We have registered a case against three persons while two have been arrested. However, the main accused in whose name the car is registered is absconding. We have also seized the BMW car worth ₹56,75,640. Investigations are underway.”

The seized BMW car used for transporting spurious liquor

The seized BMW car used for transporting spurious liquor | Abhitash Singh

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