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Bootlegger held, 200 bottles of liquor seized

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.

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