Busted! Secret compartment in truck helped smugglers transport liquor to ‘dry’ Bihar

Noida: A truck transporting illicit liquor from Haryana was seized in Noida on Sunday. The truck appeared empty but it had secret boxes inside it and 350 cartons of branded liquor were found hidden. Two persons have been arrested and the police are quizzing them to get information about the racket involved in smuggling of liquor.

Value of seized liquor is about Rs 35 lakh

The seized liquor is estimated to be worth about Rs 35 lakh in Bihar. The suspects caught are Yusuf and Vikas Jha. They had been given the responsibility of supplying the liquor at Bihar border.

The Sector 39 police got suspicious when they found the truck was empty during checking at Mahamaya Flyover. During search, the cops found a spot where there was space for putting in the key. The key was also recovered during the search. On opening it, cops found boxes in which liquor cartons were hidden.