2 arrested for illegally selling liquor in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar: In the midst of ongoing lockdown due to COVID-19, Khandagiri police arrested two persons, including a popular comedian’s manager, for illegally selling foreign liquor near Ruchika Market here on Tuesday.
The accused have been identified as Pradipta Kumar Swain and Satyabrata Sahu. Police seized 96 bottles of foreign liquor, cash of Rs 4,750, three mobile phones and Hyundai Creta vehicle.
Police said Swain was using the SUV to sell liquor in the city which has been banned due to the the lockdown.
“Swain had stocked 17 litres of foreign liquor in his vehicle and was selling it at higher price. Further investigation is on,” police said.