Patna,(BiharTimes): Bihar’s excise and prohibition minister wants vehicles carrying liquor be torch so as to set an example. for the liquor mafia.
“We have been destroying the illegally smuggled liquor bottles. Now on we will set ablaze the vehicles carrying liquor,” he told newsmen on Thursday.
However, Janata Dal (United) has distanced itself from the wish of the minister, who belongs to the Congress party.
Party’s national general secretary Shyam Rajak said there is rule of law in Bihar. No one can take any action not prescribed by the law, no matter how influential the person is.
Total prohibition was imposed in Bihar on April 5 last year. So far over 15 lakh litres of liquor has since been seized and destroyed by government agencies from all over the state.
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