Kulgam: Police in Kulgam have arrested a bootlegger and recovered 60 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession.
A police statement issued on Thursday said “ a police party from Police station Kulgam under the supervision of Dy SP Hqrs Kulgam at a checkpoint established near DPO crossing Kulgam intercepted a car (Celerio) bearing registration No JK18B-5255 driven by Arsheed Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Hassan Bhat resident of Naikpora Kulgam and upon searching the vehicle the officers recovered 60 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. He was arrested and shifted to Police Station Kulgam where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of the crime has also been seized”.
Stating that a case FIR No. 09/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kulgam and further investigation is in progress, the police in it’s statement resolved to act tough against inimical elements and appealed people to come forward with any information regarding anti social elements in their neighbourhood but warned that people found indulging in anti social activities will be dealt as per law.