Patna, Dec. 29 -- Muzaffarpur (Bihar), Dec 29:A woman Sarpanch, identified as Savita Devi, has been arrested from Bihar's Muzaffarpur district for allegedly operating in the liquor trade, police on Tuesday.

According to the police, the Sarpanch was running the trade from her residence. Police recovered Rs seven lakh cash from her house. Her husband Umesh Saini was reported to be absconding.

Muzaffarpur Senior Superintendent of Police Jayant Kant said on the basis of a tip off, the Karja and Saraiya police in Barkagaon jointly carried out raids at Savita Devi's residence and three different houses in the village where a large quantity of liquor was recovered.

Karja police station in-charge Saroj Kumar said an FIR was lodged in the ca...