EIB seizes 586 Arunachali-made IMFL bottles in Gohpur

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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1100 Arunachal-made IMFL cases seized from claimed plastic granule-laden truck in Rangia

Around 1100 Arunachal-made IMFL cases have been seized by the sleuths of the Excise Intelligence Bureau (EIB) last evening from a truck while it was on its way to Durgapur (West Bengal) from Dibrugarh in Assam.

An EIB team headed by Subash Baishya detained a truck bearing registration number UP 21CN 5156 at Society Chowk, Rangia under Kamrup District.

                                                 Truck Driver Md Qasim

Subash Baishya also informed that the truck carrying Arunachal-made liquors was not carrying any valid permits.

The consignment papers available & produced by the truck driver, indicated that the consignment was for transporting PP Granules (14000 kg) worth Rs 5, 60,000.

It is noteworthy to mention that the consignment was loaded at M/S G&P Plastics, Borsaikia Gaon, Maijan Road in Assam’s Dibrugarh and was supposed to get delivered at Polycon Industries in Durgapur in West Bengal. The transport service of the above consignment was carried out by M/S New Barik Transport Service Transporter from Kalain in Cachar, informed the EIB official.

The truck driver identified as Md Qasim has been apprehended and was handed over to Dilip Kalita i/c Rangia for further investigation, said Subash Baishya.

Meanwhile, Assam Excise Minister Parimal Suklabaidya expressing his concern asked the department to probe into the matter and book all the culprits at the earliest.

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