PATNA, May 15 -- The Bihar police Thursday lodged an FIR against five named and two unknown persons, including Congress MLA from Buxar Sadar, following recovery of eight bottles of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) from an SUV owned by the legislator.

Police also arrested four aides of the MLA present in the vehicle when the seizure took place late Wednesday.

Driver of the vehicle, identified as Sushil Prasad, said the seized Scorpio was owned by MLA Sanjay Tiwari alias Munna Tiwari. He also revealed during police interrogation that the consignment was smuggled from Uttar Pradesh and "meant for the vehicle owner."

The other three arrested persons were identified as Anil Mishra, Vickky Tiwari and Nitesh Kumar. Police said Vickky had been ...