Crime

1400 litres of spirit seized from Khurda jungle

Bhubaneswar: Excise officials seized 1400 litres of spirit illegally kept in a jungle near Badapokharia in Khurda district early this morning.

Besides the seizure, a person was also arrested in this connection. He was identified as Bipu Ranjan Parida.

A special squad of Excise officials of Khurda and Tangi ranges conducted the raid acting on a tipoff, reports said. Bipu had hid the spirit for some purpose in the jungle. He is being interrogated now, said reports quoting Excise officials.

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