The Special Staff of Central District has apprehended one interstate bootlegger cum supplier namely Mohd. Yusuf aged 40 years resident of Village Gadhiya, Distt. Madhubani, Bihar and recovered three cartoons having 144 halves of illicit liquor.


There were inputs in the Central District that bootleggers are active near railway station to supply the illicit liquor in Bihar. The task was assigned to the Special Staff, Central Distt. A team led by Inspr. Lalit Kumar, I/C Special Staff comprising of ASI Satbir, HC Vinod and Ct Pankaj was constituted under the overall supervision of Sh. O.P. Lekhwal, ACP/Operations, Central District. The team members were assigned with specific tasks to get clue and nab the bootlegger/supplier.

The team worked relentlessly and gathered information and concluded that the illicit liquor meant to be sold in Haryana only is being transported from Faridabad, Haryana to Bihar through railway parcel since the liquor is banned in Bihar. The team worked upon every minute lead. Informers were spread across the area and on the basis of specific input received to ASI Satbir on 29.07.20 at about 08.45 pm that one boy with illicit liquor was sitting near Gate No 4, Metro Station, New Delhi, Bhavbhuti Marg. He would book the parcel of illicit liquor in Railway for Bihar. Consequently, the team raided at Bhavbhuti Marg and apprehended one boy identified as Mohd. Yusuf.

The parcels were checked and found three thermocol cartoons of illicit liquor imprinted with “IMPERIAL BLUE FOR SALE IN THE STATE OF HARYANA ONLY 375 ML”. Subsequently, a case FIR dated 29.07.20 u/s 33/38 Delhi Excise Act, PS Kamla Market was registered and accused Mohd. Yusuf was arrested.


Accused Mohd. Yusuf was subject to sustained interrogation in which it was revealed that since the liquor was banned in Bihar, he took it as an opportunity and to earn easy money, he started supplying illicit liquor in Bihar. He purchased liquor from Faridabad, Haryana and booked the parcels of illicit liquor in Railway for his native District in Bihar. After that he get released the same and sold the illicit liquor with handsome profit. He was engaged in this work since long but not arrested yet. Due to sincere efforts of the team, he was arrested. Further investigation of the case is going on.

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