Bhadrak, June 22: Bhandaripokhari police seized a huge quantity of liquor from a dry-rice laden auto on NH-16 at Akhuapadara block in Bhadrak district.
The accused have been identified as Babul Patra and Sanjay Beshra.
Sources said, the police on being tipped off intercepted a dry-rice-laden auto, which was allegedly transporting the illegal contraband. Upon search, the police found 500 litres of the made liquor and seized them. The police also seized the three-wheeler used to transport the liquor.
Police also arrested driver Babul Patra and Sanjay Beshra accused in this regard.
Worth mentioning, the mafias are taking the opportunity of lockdown to smuggle the liquor.
Investigation is underway.