Jhelum: Police seize 2500 liquor bottles, 2 held
Jhelum: The police claimed to have seized 2500 bottles of liquor and arrested two outlaws here. Jhelum Saddar Circle DSP Malik Siddique Awan while addressing a press conference at Police Post Kala Gujran here on Monday, said that on a tip-off, the Jhelum DPO constituted a police team to thwart the smuggling bid and arrested the traffickers.
The DSP told the mediamen that SI Moneeb along with police personnel during patrol stopped a van IDS-3211, carrying logos of first aid and ambulance at Thati Gujran railway-crossing.
The driver, however, instead of stopping the vehicle and accelerated the speed and sped away. Meanwhile, the police gave a chase and managed intercepting the vehicle.
Upon search of the van, the police personnel surprised when they open the packed cartons of multinational company by finding liquor bottles in it.
A total of 2,500 bottles of liquor were recovered which were packed by the culprits into the cartons of medicines and mineral water companies. The police arrested Shehzad and Nouraiz, resident of Gujrat and started the further investigation.
DPO Tayyab Hafeez Cheema has announced the recommendatory certificates and cash prizes for the police personnel.