- Gorakhpur SSP Dinesh Kumar Prabhu destroyed about 6 dozen raw kilns in the district within the last 20 days
- While destroying 72 furnaces, 146 accused have been arrested. Apart from this, a case has been registered against 137 people.
- This action was taken in Gorakhnath, Gulriha, Campierganj, Cantt police station, Chiluatal, Rajghat, PPganj Chaurichaura, Gola, Jhaghan, Belghat police station.
The DGP, who came into action after the Aligarh liquor incident of Uttar Pradesh, had directed the SPs, SSPs of all the districts of the state to take action against the illegal liquor trade being run in their respective districts. After which the SSP of Gorakhpur, Dinesh Kumar Prabhu, who came into action, has taken action by destroying about 6 dozen raw materials in the district within the last 20 days.
72 furnaces destroyed….137 sued, 146 arrested
Within the last 20 days, 146 accused have been arrested while destroying about 72 distilleries of raw liquor being run in different police station areas of Gorakhpur district. Apart from this, 137 people have been booked. About three thousand liters of illicit liquor, 55 quintals of Lahan, 6463 liters of Nausadar and urea used in making 5500 kg of raw liquor have been recovered while destroying these furnaces. This action has been taken under Gorakhnath, Gulriha, Campierganj, Cantt police station, Chiluatal, Rajghat, PPganj Chaurichaura, Gola, Jhaghan, Belghat police station of the city.
On the other hand, Senior Superintendent of Police Dinesh Kumar Prabhu said that the SO, SHO of all the police stations have been directed to take action regarding illegal liquor and raw material. After which action is being taken by registering a case against those operating the raw liquor breweries continuously.
Gorakhpur news: Police in action… 72 bottles of raw liquor destroyed in 20 days, 147 arrested