Over 27,000 Litres Of Chemicals Mixed With Alcohol Seized In Punjab

A complete of 138 drums of 200 litres every containing chemical compounds had been seized in the course of the raids.

Chandigarh:

The Punjab excise division on Sunday mentioned it has seized 27,600 litres of chemical compounds containing spirit throughout raids carried out at three factories in Mohali and arrested 4 individuals.

This comes days after 121 individuals died within the state’ Tarn Taran district resulting from consumption of spurious liquor.

A complete of 138 drums of 200 litres every containing chemical compounds had been seized in the course of the raids which had been carried out in Mohali’s Dera Bassi space on Saturday, an official spokesperson mentioned.

4 individuals have been arrested on this matter, the spokesperson mentioned.

“We had acquired data that some factories had been producing some chemical containing alcohol. Performing upon it, we raided factories at Dera Bassi,” mentioned Excise Commissioner Rajat Aggarwal.

The division mentioned it has sought assist from specialists from the Forensic Science Laboratory to determine the chemical compounds.

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