Mayurbhanj, Jun 3: Police busted a fake foreign liquor manufacturing unit and detained two persons for trading the illegal drink in Khunta area of Mayurbhanj district on Thursday.
According to information, illegal making of foreign liquor had been going in the name of scrap business for long. Astonishingly, the scrap store was located just 100 metre from the excise office. Being informed by a source, the Khunta police conducted a raid and seized huge quantities of fake foreign liquor packed in bottles with labels of branded companies and raw materials required for making liquor. They detained two persons from the spot.
The detainees, identified as Ramesh Mishra and his nephew Satyaranjan Satpathy, are being interrogated now. A scientific team from Baripada has also rushed to the spot and started investigation, according to the latest information.