In light of General Elections to Vidhan Sabha 2019, liquor, cash and drugs amounting to Rs 9,67,05,130 has been seized by the Police and Excise Department in Haryana.

October 09, 2019
  • Chandigarh, October 8– In light of General Elections to Vidhan Sabha 2019, liquor, cash and drugs amounting to Rs 9,67,05,130 has been seized by the Police and Excise Department in Haryana.
  • Sharing more details, here today, Joint Chief Electoral Officer, Haryana, Dr. Inder Jeet said that the police have so far recovered 121229 litres liquor, worth over Rs 2,74,20,448. Similarly, the Excise Department has so far recovered 24254 litres of liquor, which is worth Rs 60,91,60. Thus, a total of 145483 litres of liquor has been seized by the Excise and Police Departments, which costs Rs 3,35,11,508.
  • He said that till now the police department has seized illegal cash amount of 2,68,17,419. He further shared that drugs and toxic substances worth Rs 3,63,76,203 have been seized by the flying squad and the static surveillance teams.
  • He said that in order to maintain law and order in the State during the elections, 117867 license arms have so far been deposited by the Haryana Police. Apart from this, the police have also seized 173 unlicensed weapons. He said that the 437 police check-post have been set up at various places in the state. 
  • Dr. Inder Jeet said that the police have recovered 92787 bottles of country made liquor, 56516 bottles of English liquor, 4004 bottles of beer, 124 illegal liquor bottles, 656.57 kg hemp, 134.89 kg poppy husk, 1.36 kg heroin, 9.280 kg opium, 2.16 kg smack, 255 kg lahan, 27.832 kg churapost, 634 gm chita and 2.50 kg charas and 322 kg Sulfa. He said that fake currency notes of Rs 49,62,000 have also been seized by the police.