Liquor

Bootlegger couriers liquor bottles, it end up with cops

A bootlegger decided to escape the police scrutiny and send Indian Made Foreign Liquor by a courier.  With the rise in COVID-19 cases, the state has increased scrutiny at various check posts.     To escape the police scrutiny of vehicles and passengers at these checkpoints, the bootlegger came up an innovation. Unfortunately, the bottles broke...

Notice questions Shaherkotada cop’s patronage of biz!

A public notice on a board in Shaherkotada has questioned the alleged patronage of local cops for liquor and restaurant biz in the area. The board further warns that fight will be on if atrocities are carried.   The notice is purportedly against the Shaherkotada police. It has the slogan jor julam ki takkar me...

Police recovers liquor worth Rs 1.25 lakh from car that met with an accident in Ahmedabad

In a freaking accident, a car collided with an autorickshaw at Ahmedabad’s Vijay Crossroads on Saturday. The accident that took place at around 6.15 has resulted in two persons, who were travelling in the autorickshaw, getting seriously injured. The injured—Ratan and Umashankar Sharma—have been shifted to Civil Hospital for treatment. Both the autorickshaw and the...

Gujarat Cops recover 720 bottles from car as driver abandons vehicle to escape police

Police in Banaskantha in Gujarat recovered 720 bottles of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) worth Rs 75,000 from an abandoned car on Wednesday. The driver of the Maruti 800 car abandoned it and fled after cops tried to stop him during a routine checking. A police patrol team found something suspicious about a Maruti 800...

SC stays Madras HC order to shut liquor shops in Tamil Nadu

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed an order of the Madras High Court shutting down state-run liquor shops in Tamil Nadu over violation of social distancing norms. A bench of justices L Nageshwara Rao, SK Kaul and BR Gavai gave a stay on the order after the state government owned Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation...

HC seeks Delhi govt’s reply on petitions challenging 70% corona fee on liquor

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the AAP government on several pleas challenging the levy of 70 per cent “special corona fee” on the maximum retail price of all liquor brands in the national capital. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar issued a notice...

Supreme court asks states to consider home delivery, online sales of liquor

The Supreme Court on Friday while listening to a petition challenging the opening of liquor shops in various states said that they should consider home delivery or indirect sale of liquor to maintain social distancing at liquor shops. The three-judge bench of the apex court was hearing a petition that wanted the direct-contact sales of...