4 employees of a restaurant inside a shopping center in Higher Noida have been Monday arrested for allegedly serving alcohol meant on the market in Haryana, Gautam Buddh Nagar Excise official mentioned.
The Uttar Pradesh authorities has banned the sale of liquor from exterior the state, they mentioned.
Over 200 bottles of liquor of various varieties meant on the market in Haryana have been additionally seized from the restaurant of the 5 Iron Golf positioned contained in the Grand Venice shopping center.
“The motion was taken beneath the supervision of District Excise Officer Subodh Kumar Srivastava. On the idea of a tip-off, a raid was performed round midnight on the spot by a crew led by Excise Inspector Chandra Shekhar Singh and 4 employees arrested for illegally serving alcohol with out having a liquor licence,” an official mentioned.
These arrested have been recognized as Suman Mandal, Bunny Raut, Rahul Hari and Tirthankar Dutt and an FIR has been lodged on the native police station beneath provisions of the Uttar Pradesh Excise Act, the official mentioned.
The restaurant’s director Manesh Patel has additionally been booked by the police over the case, the official mentioned.
The excise inspector mentioned the raid was performed round midnight and arrests have been made within the early hours of Monday after preliminary investigation and seizures on the spot.
“As many as 233 bottles of various liquors have been seized from the spot. These liquors have been meant on the market in Haryana however are being illegally served right here in violation of legal guidelines of Uttar Pradesh,” Mr Singh mentioned.
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