Surat: 29 arrested for consumption of liquor in dry state

24 September, Surat

 

The Kathodara Police conducted a raid in Gujarat’s Surat district and arrested 29 people, including 11 women for consumption of liquor in the dry state.

The police have registered a case and initiated probe in the matter.

The manufacture, storage, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages are banned in Gujarat.

The legislation has been in force since 1 May 1960 when Bombay State was bifurcated into the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.

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