Tamil Nadu: Seven persons, including five women, were arrested and destroyed 330 litres of liquor and 2,300 litres of liquor from them in a raid conducted by the Anti Prohibition Cell police in the Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh border areas over the past two days.
Government TASMAC liquor shops have been closed in Tamil Nadu in the wake of the entire state. Following this, to alleviate the demand of the liquor lovers, illicit liquor brewed in Andhra Pradesh has been smuggled to Tamil Nadu, packed in packets and sold in isolated areas of the town, Tirupattur SP said. The public lodged a complaint with Vijayakumar.
On his orders, Vaniyambadi and Tirupattur prohibition wing police have been engaged in a series of liquor hunts for the past 10 days. While 18 people were arrested in the last week, seven have been arrested in a liquor hunt over the past two days.
Vaniyambadi Following a complaint of sale of liquor in Madhagadapa area of Andhra Pradesh border area, a team of Assistant Inspector Siva Kumar and 10 police personnel, headed by Vaniyambadi Prohibition Prevention Wing Inspector Tamilarasi, raided madakadapa area for the past two days.
At that time, the police seized 2,000 litres of liquor soaked in the Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh border and destroyed it there. He then fled when he tried to catch Balan, who was engaged in brewing.
Subsequently, police arrested seven persons Mallika (36), Ambika (34), Govindammal (53), Anchiammal (56), Selvi (32), Velu (37) and Parthiban (34) who were involved in the sale of packet liquor in areas including Diguapalayam, Tumberi and Kodaiyanji next to Vaniyambadi and seized 330 litres of liquor from them.