Bhubaneswar, Sept 20: Commissionerate Police on Tuesday busted illegal liquor making units at Salia Sahi in Bhubaneswar.
The police conducted raids and unearthed country liquor making units in the slum.
Massive quantities of illegal liquor and rice beer were seized which was ready to be sold out in the city and its surroundings.
A special squad led by Bhubaneswar DCP Prateek Singh carried out the raids.
Singh told media persons that liquor was being prepared illegally in massive quantities with an eye on the festive season ahead.
“We are working to ensure hassle-free Durga Puja celebrations in the city. Similar raids will be carried out in other areas of Bhubaneswar ahead of the festive season,” he said.
The Commissionerate Police will demolish the illegal structures in the Salia Sahi with the help of the BMC which are used as the hub of many illegal activities.