STATE TIMES NEWS
KATHUA: Excise Department destroyed 1950 Kgs of Lahan during different raids carried out to arrest the menace of illicit distillation and sale of illicit liquor in Excise Range Kathua.
On the directions of the Excise Commissioner, Rajesh Kumar Shavan and supervision of Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive), Jammu S. Amarjeet Singh, a team of Excise Range Kathua led by ETO Virender Kumar comprising of Inspectors Excise Arun Kumar, Razi Ahmad, SI Amit Sharma and Excise Guards Mohd Sharief and Barun Sharma raided the Kangdyal, Dhabwal and Upper Sakthachak areas of Kathua district to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor.
In the process, 1950 Kgs of Lahan, raw material of illicit liquor was recovered by the raiding team from state land & later destroyed on spot.