In a major breakthrough, the sleuths of the Excise Intelligence Bureau (EIB) Guwahati carried out a raid in the dwelling house of one Dilip Hazarika at Chandamari village of Gohpur under Biswanath District and seized around 586 Arunachali-made IMFL bottles on Saturday.
As per EIB officials, the above seized items were supposedly meant for sale in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.
Description of the seized items:
9 star whisky 180 ml- 188 nos
Red star beer- 1 case
MCD No 1: 750 ml- 1 case (7 bottles)
MCD No 1: 180 ml- 1 case (23 bottles)
MCD No 1: 375 ml- 6 bottles
MCD Rum 375ml- 2 bottles
MCD Rum 180 ml- 13 bottles
IB 180 ml- 168 bottles
IB 750 ml- 1 case
IB 375 ml- 8 bottles
Kingfisher Beer 500 ml- 1 case
Royal Stag 375 ml- 11 case
Royal Stag 750 ml- 4 bottles
Royal Stag 180 ml- 5 bottles
8 PM 375 ml- 3 bottles
8 PM 180 ml- 3 bottles
Jolly Roger Rum 180 ml- 2 bottles
Old monk Rum 180 ml- 3 bottles
Tuborg Beer 500 ml- 10 bottles
DS Black 750 ml- 1 bottle
DS Black 180 ml- 1 bottle
Total Quantity – 586 bottles
Meanwhile, the accused person has been handed over to Inspector of Excise, Gohpur Excise Circle for further investigation.
It is to be noted that ahead of the ensuing Assam Assembly Polls, the Department of Excise earlier notified the following helpline numbers for receipt of intelligence input about illegal production/storage/sale of liquor and to receive the grievances and information of violation of rule and distribution of liquor among voters to influence voting.
*7002231557 & 7002266033*
The officials who shall handle the helpline numbers are namely: Sri Sushanta Debnath, Assistant Inspector of Excise, EIB, Guwahati and Debasish Dey, Assistant Inspector of Excise, EIB, Guwahati.
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