Srinagar:The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday claimed to have arrested three bootleggers and recovered illicit liquor from their possession.
In a statement issued here , the spokesperson said that a police party of Police Station Maisuma, intercepted an Auto bearing registration number JK01K-0368 during a naka checking at Budshah Bridge.
On checking the auto, 16 bottles of illicit liquor was recovered from the possession of Waseem Raja Khanday (auto driver) son of Ab Majeed Khanday resident of Qamarwari, Mahinder Mukhiya son of Kyloe Mukhiya and Rajash Kumar son of Shivaam Mehta resident of Bihar.
A case FIR number 20 /2018 under section 48 Excise Act has been registered in Police Station Maisuma and investigation has been taken up. “`