Ahmedabad: Police bust ‘liquor re-bottling racket’ in New Ranip

Times of India | 1 week ago | 05-08-2022 | 07:29 am

Ahmedabad: Police bust ‘liquor re-bottling racket’ in New Ranip

AHMEDABAD: A man running an IMFL (Indian-made foreign liquor) bottling racket at a house in New Ranip was detained by police on Thursday. Investigators from the prevention of crime branch (PCB) had nabbed the man with a large stock of empty IMFL bottles, lids and stickers. Acting on a tip-off, a PCB team raided the house and arrested the man, whose identity has not yet been disclosed. The accused would collect empty liquor bottles from scrap dealers, paste new stickers of the same brand, fill them with liquor and sell them. At the times of going to press, police were taking inventory of the bottles and other materials.

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