Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) worth around Rs 5 lakh has been seized in Meghalaya’s North Garo Hills ahead of New Year.

State Excise officials said the seizure was made from a truck in the Mendipathar area of North Garo Hills district on Friday.

Acting on a tip-off, excise sleuths conducted a raid in the area and seized 13 cartons of IMFL, including a few crates of beer, said an official.

A case under relevant sections of the Excise Act has been registered at the Mendipathar police station, he said.

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