Nurmahal, Oct. 18 -- The Bilga police have booked sixteen persons on charges of brewing illicit country made liquor and recovered huge quantity of illicit liquor and raw liquor.

Station House Officer (SHO) Mukhtiar Singh said that the accused have been identified as Mohindar Singh,Kuldeep Singh,Buti,Bindar Singh ,Sulakhann Singh and Chhindar Singh all residents of Sangowal village and their ten unidentified accomplices.



SHO said that the accused were brewing illicit liquor in Mand area of Sutlej River near Sangowal village .A joint team of excise and police raided the spot and recovered 900 litters of hooch,31000 kilograms Lahann(raw liquor) utensils for brewing and storing lahann were recovered from the accused who managed to flee. ...