Bhubaneswar: The liquor tragedy engulfed across the districts of Khurda and Cuttack has made the Excise department active. The Excise Department of Cuttack, has raided in different parts of the capital on Thursday and has arrested nine people.
A team constituted under the guidance of Deputy Superintendent, Gangadhar Sahu raided different parts of the capital and arrested nine accused namely Pratap Nayak, Santosh Das, Rampal Jadav, Srabani Sarkara, Sibaprasad Sahu, Saroj Behera, S.Juhan, Badal Das, Bairagi Rout.
Another person, Trilochan Sahu who was involved in black marketing local liquor in CRPF square has been absconding.
Police has seized 615 bottles of local liquor. The persons arrested for their alleged involvement will be forwarded to the court today.