Nagpur: Shantinagar police have arrested two persons and seized 80 litres of illegally brewed country liquor from their possession.
A team of Shantinagar police on patrol duty received information that the accused namely Suresh Pundlikrao Shendre (38), resident of Bhivenkhori, Gittikhadan and Dheeraj Munna Ungalwar (26), also resident of Bhivsenkhori, were slyly transporting the 80 litres of illegally brewed mahua flower liquor on an Activa moped (MH-31/FJ 24`4) at Lalganj Zade Square. The liquor worth Rs 8000 was stuffed in two rubber tubes. Cops have seized the liquor and the Activa moped worth Rs 45,000.
The two accused were booked under Section 65(A) of Maharashtra Prohibition Act and placed under arrest.
The arrest was made by ASI Ghanshyam Tiwari, NPCs Ashwin, Prakash, sepoys Wasim and Vivek under the guidance of DCP Zone 3 Rajtilak Roushan, ACP Rajratna Bansod and Senior PI Sanjay Jadhav.