Bhadrak, March 28: The Excise department today seized 1,500 liters country liquor and arrested on person for allegedly selling the contraband during the lockdown period at Tigiria village under Bhadrak Rural Police station.
The arrested has been identified as Manoj Maharana of Sirapur, while two people who managed to escape from the spot have been identified as Pabitra Jena of Tigiria village and Nuthuri Behera Mirzapur village.
On being informed a team of the excise dept conducted a raid house at the village and seized the country liquor. The sleuth also arrested a person, while two other managed to escape from the spot.
A case has also registered in this regard, informed a police officer.