Mayurbhanj, Jun 3: Launching a crackdown on unauthorised liquor traders Mayurbhanj Police busted a duplicate liquor manufacturing unit by conducting a raid in Khunta area here on Wednesday night and took two persons into custody.
Illicit liquour in huge quantity with raw materials used in producing those were also recovered and seized from the spot during the raid.
As per the report, Khunta Police had put the house of one Ramesh Mishra under its scanner a few days back after multiple complaints of running a liquor duplication unit. A raid was undertaken at the spot last night by a police team which ultimately unearthed the illegal business.
Hundreds of bottles of packed liquor, labels of branded brewers, spirit, empty bottles and packing machines were seized from the spot during the raid and the owner failed to produce the required permit against the same.
While Ramesh and one of his aides were taken into custody from the spot their interrogation is underway to elicit more information on the illegal business.