Two bootleggers arrested

Greater Noida: A District Excise Department team today raided a house at Swaran Nagar and seized two cars loaded with 22 cartons of smuggled liquor bottles.

Two persons were arrested while two others managed to escape during the raid.

“The car was having a police logo. On interrogation the arrested men revealed that they used the logo to dodge police and excise team. On several occasions in the past, they had smuggled in liquor into the city using the car,” said Kuldeep Yadav, the District Excise Officer.

“Earlier police interrogation of some auto thieves had revealed that they used to sell stolen cars to liquor mafias who used them transporting liquor,” he said.

The arrested were identified as Arun and Rajinder, he added.