2 Lakh Liquor Bottles Go Lacking In Hayana, Authorities Orders Probe

2 Lakh Liquor Bottles Go Missing In Hayana, Government Orders Probe

The “theft” passed off in a brief warehouse of a godown. (Representational)

Chandigarh:

Haryana Authorities has arrange a three-member particular investigation crew to probe into an enormous inventory of liquor gone lacking from a godown within the state’s Sonipat district.

Requested concerning the stories that over 2 lakh alcohol bottles have gone lacking, Haryana Dwelling Minister Anil Vij mentioned he has taken severe notice of the matter and ordered registration of an FIR within the case.

Mr Vij mentioned the “theft” had taken place from the recovered inventory stored in a brief warehouse of the godown.

“The matter of theft of liquor from the recovered inventory stored in a brief warehouse at Kharkhoda-Matindoo street in Sonipat was delivered to my discover by DGP himself on Might 5,” Mr Vij mentioned.

He mentioned it was a severe matter and such sorts of incidents “should not potential with out the connivance of employees on obligation”.

“Subsequently, I’ve directed for rapid registration of FIR within the matter,” he mentioned.

He mentioned until Might 5 after the lockdown was introduced, there had been no sale of liquor within the state.

Liquor vends reopened in Haryana on Might 6.

The house minister apprehended that through the time when sale of liquor within the state remained closed, liquor mafia might need influenced the excise and police employees and such kind of incidents might need occurred at different locations additionally.

Mr Vij mentioned he has directed that SIT comprising three members together with an IAS officer, one ADGP rank officer from police division and one senior officer from Excise Division be shaped for additional probe.

The SIT has been requested to submit its discovering to the federal government inside 20 days from now, he mentioned.

On Tuesday, Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala, who additionally holds the Excise Division, on being requested to touch upon the matter, had mentioned an inquiry had been ordered by Mr Vij.

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