Puri: A huge cache of illegal liquor was confiscated by Excise officials in multiple raids, here last night.
Acting on a tip-off, sleuths of Puri Excise Department and Berhampur Intelligence Bureau conducted raids in Baliapatpur, Paika sahi, Maluda and Patharganja areas under Krushnaprasad police limits.
About 300 litres of country-made liquor, 116 bottles of beer, 252 bottles of indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) and 10 litres of illicit distilled liquor were seized and three persons arrested.
A quintal of marijuana was also recovered in another such raid, where the police apprehended one person.
A few days ago, in another bust, Balasore police unearthed an illicit liquor manufacturing unit in Soro and arrested one person.