4 persons including BSF jawan held for illegal liquor trade

Bhubaneswar: Four persons including a BSF jawan were arrested for their alleged involvement in illegal liquor trade on Sunday.

The arrested persons were BSF jawan Shushant Kumar Behera, driver Umesh Pradhan, Amulya Sethi and Tutu Behera. While Umesh is a native of Daruthenga in Chandka, other two in fake uniform are from Ganjam district.

The Excise department personnel raided the vehicle carrying the liquor in Cuttack Road of Bhubaneswar.

Source said the liquor of worth of Rs 3 lakh was being transported from Meghalaya to Ganjam.

The seizure was done by the Excise department personnel during the patrolling, a part of the security measures for the Durga Puja festival.