Published On : Tue, Feb 9th, 2016

Two car-borne boys arrested for possessing spurious ‘mahua’ liquor

Nagpur: Tehsil police arrested two car-borne youths on the charges of possessing a stock of spurious ‘mahua’ liquor meant for selling in market. Cops have seized the car, liquor and other material collectively worth Rs 1.22 lakh from possession of arrested youths. A search has been launched to apprehend the absconding three accused.

The Tehsil PI Khushal B Tijare received ‘mukhbir’ information that five accused Nafiq Ansari Naved Ansari (21), Shahrukh Ansari Mohd Yakub (19), Pyarelal Bharked, Charan Gaur and Iqbal Khan were in possession of ‘mahua’ liquor and meant to sell the stuff in market. The five accused were travelling in a Maruti 800 car (MH-31/DZ 5407). Acting on the information, the PI Tijare and his team stopped the car near Mayo Hospital Gate and seized the liquor stock, the Maruti car and other material. Two accused Nafiq Ansari Naved Ansari and Shahrukh Ansari Mohd Yakub were arrested. However, the other three accused managed to flee the spot.

All the five accused have been booked under Section 328 of IPC read with Sub-Section 65(c)(d) of Mumbai Prohibition Act.