FAISALABAD – The Madina Town police claimed to have arrested a bootlegger and seized a rickshaw loaded with liquor bottles and cans at Dogar Chowk. A spokesman said on Thursday that Sub-Inspector (SI) Babar Wazir Khan conducted a raid at Dogar Chowk and impounded a rickshaw loaded with 200 bottles and 300 cans of liquor. The accused was identified as Haris alias Sunny, a resident of Mehndi Mohallah. However, his accomplice Afzal alias Affo and rickshaw driver Shahid managed to escape from the scene. The police sent the accused behind the bars and registered a case. Meanwhile, price control magistrates imposed fine of Rs27,500 on profiteers in the district. Price control magistrates carried out 564 inspections in different markets and held 21 shopkeepers accountable for profiteering.
Bootlegger held, 200 bottles of liquor seized