Spirit Seized

Excise Commissioner’s State Excise Enforcement Squad led by Sri. T. Anikumar, Circle Inspector of Excise, seized 700 litres of spirit transported in an Innova car from near Parabhrahma Speciality Hospital, Oachira at 09:00 am on 08/07/2019. The team also seized an escort vehicle, Maruti Eeco Car and 4 persons were arrested. Spirit was stored in 20 cans (each of 35 litre capacity) and transported in the Innova car with intention to hand over to retail dealers in Alappuzha region. Accused arrested include Kanakarajan @ Kanakan aged 46 yrs, Balakrishnan @ Kuruvi Balakrishnan aged 52 yrs, Deepu aged 37 yrs, Rahul Suresh aged 26 yrs. Kanakarajan and Balakrishnan are natives of Tamilnadu near Kaliakkavila. Both are accused in several spirit cases and Kanakarajan is the main agent who procures the spirit from Thirunelveli and sells it in wholesale and retail across Kerala state. The case has registered at Karunagapally Range. The team includes Excise Inspectors G. Krishna Kumar, A. Pratheep Rao, K.V. Vinod, Asst. Excise Inspectors T.R. Mukesh Kumar, Manoj, Preventive Officer Madhusudhanan Nair and Civil Excise officers Subin, Shamnad, Suresh Babu, Rajesh and Krishna Prasad.