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Friday, 7 April 2017

More than 45,000 held for damaging Bihar alcohol boycott

Patna: Over 45,000 individuals have been captured in a year in Bihar for damaging the alcohol disallowance law forced by the Janata Dal-United government.

"No less than 45,033 individuals were captured for damaging the new law and more than 44,000 of them were sent to imprison amid the most recent one year," Mastan said.

Bihar has seen an entire restriction on liquor since April 2016. The boycott finishes one year on April 5.

As indicated by Mastan, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has more than once clarified his dedication to execute an aggregate restriction on alcohol in the state.

"The concerned law requirement organizations have been coordinated to act intense against those abusing the law," he said.

As indicated by a state Excise and Prohibition Department official, police have assaulted 2,18,722 areas and seized over Rs 50 crore alcohol, including Rs 41 crore of outside alcohol, over the most recent one year.

As indicated by a police report, 40,413 cases were enlisted regarding the infringement of law.

"We have seized 3,13,187 liter of desi alcohol, 47,161 liter soul, 52,53,334 liter remote alcohol, 11,371 liter lager, 628 quintal mahua, and 1,07,320 crude alcohol," the report said.

Police said a large portion of those captured were discharged on safeguard. Be that as it may, almost 5,000 individuals are still in prison.

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