2 held with liquor in Swabi
SWABI, Jan 21: The excise police on Saturday foiled a bid to smuggle liquor to the Punjab province and arrested two accused at Swabi interchange of the Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway.
Mohammad Raiz Khan, inspector of the excise police, told this correspondent that on a tip-off they signaled a van (LXF-7970) to stop but the driver sped up. The police gave a chase and stopped the vehicle near the Sheikh Dheri bus stop on Swabi-Jahangira road.
On search the police recovered 18 bottles of wine from secret sections of the van and arrested Amjid and Sajjid Khan, residents of Attock district. An FIR was registered against the accused, who were lodged in Chota Lahor city police station.