The Guwahati Central Excise Department on July 26 seized and destroyed 250 litres of country liquor.
In a three-pronged attack, under the order of Kamrup Excise Commissioner the first operation was carried in the Beltola weekly market where a team led by Acting Excise Inspector, Apurba Das seized 150 litres of country liquor and arrested one woman.
In Panikhaiti area, three people were fined for consuming liquor at a public place under the Assam Excise Act (Amended) 2018 by Excise Sub-Inspector, Jyotipran Kumar.
The third operation in Fancy Bazar, Gate No. 2 was led by Excise Sub-Inspector Ujwal Dey. The liquor dens were operating near the railway tracks and were causing nuisance in the area.
These make-shift liquor dens were destroyed by the team. Around 100 litres of country liquor was destroyed and a woman was arrested in this connection.