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Excise department constable suspended for involvement in bootlegging

Assam excise department has suspended a department constable after he was found involved in illegal liquor transportation.

Assam excise department PRO Sailendra Pandey said that, following the instruction of Excise Minister Parimal Suklabaidya, the department had suspended the constable named Mantu Kumar Bora.

“He was found involved in illegal liquor transportation. He had violated the Assam Excise Service Rule,” Pandey said.

The suspended constable was deployed at Lanka area in Assam’s Hojai district.

The state excise department has continued its drive against illegal activities across the state. Recently, the excise sleuths had busted an illegal liquor bottling plant at the 12 Mile area, on the outskirts of Guwahati along the Assam-Meghalaya border.

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