Six persons were arrested after a large quantity of illicit liquor was allegedly recovered from their possession here, the police said on Tuesday.
A police spokesman said one person was arrested during a raid at village Gurah Jagir in Akhnoor area following recovery of liquor.
During questioning he revealed that the liquor was provided by a salesman of a wine shop at Gurah Jagir to earn illegitimate profit on dry day, he said.
Two more persons were arrested by a patrolling party at Ashok Nagar in Gandhi Nagar area after the search of their carry bags led to the recovery of 90 pouches of desi whisky , the spokesman said.
In another raid at village Kotli Shah Doula in R S Pura, he said police arrested two persons selling liquor pouches openly.
As many as 45 pouches of liquor were recovered from them during the operation, he said.
He said another person was apprehended from B C Road near the bus stand along with 70 pouches of illicit liquor.