In a significant action against illegal hooch dens flourishing in the city and surrounding places, the Excise Department on Wednesday conducted the raids in 37 places serving illicit liquor and seized materials worth Rs 3.83 lakh.
The team of Excise Department raided, Ganjipeth, Santra Market, Pachpaoli, Kalamna, Yashodharanagar, Hudkeshwar, Pathansangvi, Saoner, Koradi, Katol, Hingna, Kuhi etc. Besides 14,750 litres chemicals, the department seized 499 litres country made liquor along with boilers, numbers of drums and a furnace worth Rs 3.83 lakh.
The raid was supervised by Inspector Subash Hanwante under the guidance of Excise Deputy Commissioner Usha Verma and Excise Superintendent Pramod Sonone.
The team comprising PSIs Raosaheb Kore, Balasaheb Bhagat, Ravindra Sonone, API Prashant Yerpude, Jawans Sanjay Rathod, Sameer Sayyad, Sudhir Mankar etc played key-role in the drive.