Daily Arrests under Operation Vishwas Continues in Patna

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Patna: Under the ongoing Operation Vishwas, an effort of the Bihar police to catch bootleggers and liquor sellers in the state, police in Patna on Wednesday arrested 46 persons, including many women, and recovered large quantity of alcoholic beverages in compliance with the prohibition laws.

Authorities recovered 73 bottles of foreign liquor, five bottles of beer, 58 pouches of country liquor, and 40 liters of 'mahua', a tropical plant the flower of which is used in making alcoholic drink in rural India.

Police also seized four motorcycles and a bicycle from smugglers' possession.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Manu Maharaj said the crackdown on smugglers and bootleggers would continue in Patna until there is no flow of alcohol in the state capital.

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