Two women were held with over 400 litres of spurious liquor from the Ganna Pind by the Phillaur police on Wednesday. The women, identified as Kulwinder Kaur, alias Billi and Surjit Kaur, alias Bholi, were habitual offenders and had been charged in over 30 cases previously.
During the raid by the Phillaur police, holes were discovered on the floor, which were told to be rat holes by the residents. However, on an intensive search, the police found a huge box of spurious liquor stored in a basement.
The police began to dig the holes, which led to a basement where a huge box of liqour bottles was stored. Both the women have been arrested by the Phillaur police and an FIR under Section 61 of the Excise Act has been lodged against them at the Phillaur police station.
The Phillaur SHO said there were at least 21 cases against one of the women and 14 to 15 against the other.
Meanwhile, two plastic drums full of lahan were seized by the Jalandhar police today during a raid conducted at a rural home.
Kulwinder Singh, alias Kinder (33), a resident of Miani village at Lohian, was arrested in this case.