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Liquor Worth Lakhs Seized, Smuggling Attempt Thwarted in Phansidewa

Police foil smuggling attempt, seizing liquor worth lakhs hidden on bus roof bound for Bihar; investigation underway.

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Phansidewa, May 04 (Siliguri Journal) – In a big win for the police, they stopped smugglers from sneaking a huge stash of liquor onto a bus bound for Bihar from Phansidewa. They found the alcohol cleverly hidden on the bus’s roof.

Following a tip-off on Friday night, the police searched along the Ghoshpukur National Highway and found the illegal stash on the Siliguri-Patna passenger bus.

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The smugglers tried to hide the liquor by stuffing it into bags mixed with snacks. But sharp-eyed officers from Ghoshpukur Outpost spotted the sneaky cargo. While no one has been arrested yet, officials are on it, questioning the bus driver and co-driver as part of their investigation. Sources have disclosed that the seized liquor was meant for smuggling, with plans to transport it to Bihar.

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Sk Sahiluddin
Sk Sahiluddinhttps://www.siligurijournal.com
Sk Sahiluddin is a seasoned journalist and media professional with a passion for delivering accurate and impactful news coverage to a global audience. As the Editor of Siliguri Journal, he plays a pivotal role in shaping the editorial direction and ensuring the highest journalistic standards are upheld.
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