Maharashtra: Hooch den at Mangaonwadi in Hatkanangle busted after police and excise officials confiscated illegal alcohol

Officers from State Excise Department, Kolhapur, and Hatkanangle Police Station raided an illegal hooch den . The hooch den operators have been charged in total in 13 lawsuits .

On Saturday, officers from the State Excise Department, Kolhapur, and Hatkanangle Police Station raided an illegal hooch den at Mangaonwadi, Hatkanangle.The hooch den operators have been charged in total in 13 lawsuits.A large quantity of raw materials, ready-made spurious liquor, aluminum cans, etc.were confiscated (chemically destroyed).

Patil of Hatkanangle police station, 20,000 thousand liters of raw chemicals, 100 liters of illegal liquor, 120 barrels, 40 aluminum cans, 50 paper cans, and 40 plastic house pipes were destroyed and confiscated as illegal items.During the search operation in Mangaonwadi, the team discovered a large amount of local illicit liquor and chemicals in iron barrels in a house that had been destroyed.The raid was carried out by Deputy Superintendent of State Excise, Kolhapur R. L. Khot, Inspector of State Excise, Flying Squad, Kolhapur P. R. Patil, Excise Inspector Jagannath Patil, Rajendra Patil, Ankush Mate, Sambhaji Barge, and Hatkanangle Police Inspector K. N. Patil.