Skip to content Skip to navigation

Golaghat district administration takes firm action against illegal liquor

 

GOLAGHAT: As the new amendment of the Excise Act, 2018 came into effect, the district administration of Golaghat along with Excise department has conducted a series of raids and has taken stringent measures to plug loopholes to prevent leakage of excise revenue.Since April 2018, a total of 48 cases have been detected and 34 people have been sent to judicial custody for violating provisions of the Act. The number of cases detected between January 2018 and May 2018 is 565.Total revenue collected in the months of April and May, 2018 is Rs 2,88,92,852 which is an increase of over Rs.42.63 lakh of the amount collected during the same period in April-May 2017. The total collection in the year 2017-18 was Rs. 16,37,71,628.During the raids, 260 liters of illegal distillation liquor, 130 litres of fermented wash, 4 distilling apparatus sets, 191.800 litres of pachuwai, 1.800 litres of new country spirit liquor, 18.900 litres of IMFL and 1.950 litres of beer was seized by the department. The Excise department has conducted raids at Halmira, Selengi, Abhayapuria, Kathkotia, Golaghat Town Hindi School Road, Borting, Naohalia, Sensuwa, Chankala, Chandmari, Bogorijeng, Bamungaon, Charipuria, Jamuguri, Kacharichuk, Gorbosti, Negheriting, Kumargaon, Borkathoni, Rongamati, Missamora in Golaghat sub-division; at Anandapur TE, Goriya-Barpathar, Kamargaon, No-5 Dagaon under Bokakhat sub division and at Madhabpur, Gandhakoroi, Khanikar gaon, Kordoiguri, Borpathar Town Ward No-4, Herheri Mising Gaon,Gorhgaon, Borpathar Gizing, No-1 Padumoni under Dhansiri sub-division.

Author info

Suvansu Bora's picture

Golaghat
Tags: 

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

More Stories

Jyoti Prasad remembered

18 Jan 2012 - 4:46am | editor
Assam paid its glowing tribute to Jyoti Prasad Agarwalla on Tuesday on the 61st death anniversary of the first ever Assamese film maker. Noted artists Apurba Kumar Das and Dilip Ranjan Barthakur...

Passenger injured in dacoit attack

18 Jan 2012 - 4:51am | editor
One person sustained injury when a gang of dacoits attacked him at the Siphung Express in Barpeta district on Tuesday. The incident took place at around 7 in the afternoon when the passenger...

CM welcomes Akhil’s decision to form new party

17 May 2012 - 5:38am | editor
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has welcomed the decision of Team Anna member Akhil Gogoi to form a political party.Talking to reporters in Guwahati on Wednesday, Gogoi said that Akhil's decision to...