100 liquor cases seized outside BJP leader’s house

May 6th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, May 6 (IANS) A truck with over 100 cases of liquor was seized from outside Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Rajiv Goyal’s house here Wednesday, police said.
“We have seized a truck that had over 100 cases of IMFL (Indian Made Foreign Liquor) parked outside the Goyal house in Sector 18 here. His workers were transferring the cases into another mini-van standing there,” investigating officer Ram Gopal Sharma told IANS.

Goyal has been booked for illegally possessing the liquor well beyond the permissible limit.

The police reached the spot and seized the vehicle on a tip-off by Congress councillor Davinder Singh Babla.

Many Congress and BJP workers gathered at the spot and additional police force was called to keep the situation under control.

“Babla has also been booked for trespassing and misbehaving with the truck driver,” Sharma added.

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