Ludhiana, April 26 -- In a joint raid, the Crime Investigating Agency (CIA), along with the excise department, recovered 23,000kg lahan (mixture used to prepare country made liquor) and 510 bottles of illicit liquor at Kotumra village in Sidhwan Bet area of Ludhiana on Thursday.

The police is investigating the case to trace the accused but as of now have registered a case against unidentified person.

Inspector Iqbal Hussain, in-charge, CIA staff, Jagraon, said the raid was carried out on a tip-off. At the village, they seized a clay oven, and recovered illicit liquor and lahan from a pit, which was covered with a tarpaulin sheet. He said they registered a case under Sections 61/1/14 of the Excise Act at the Sidhwan Bet police station. Fur...