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FIR registered against brother of AAP minister for smuggling of alcohol before Delhi Elections

Delhi Police seized a cache of liquor on the day prior to the Delhi Assembly Elections 2020 polling in the national capital. The Crime Branch has registered an FIR against Harish Gahlot charging him with smuggling of alcohol in Delhi on February 6.

Kumar Sonu Kumar Sonu
New Delhi Updated on: February 09, 2020 14:45 IST
FIR registered against brother of AAP minister for smuggling of alcohol before Delhi Elections

FIR registered against brother of AAP minister for smuggling of alcohol before Delhi Elections (Representational)

Delhi Police seized a cache of liquor on the day prior to the Delhi Assembly Elections 2020 polling in the national capital. The Crime Branch has registered an FIR against Harish Gahlot charging him with smuggling of alcohol in Delhi on February 6.

The Excise department reportedly seized a pickup truck full of alcohol on February 6, 2 days prior to the polling in the elections for the 70 Delhi constituencies. Investigations revealed alcohol was being supplied on the directions of brother Kailash Gahlot who is both the AAP candidate from the Najafgarh seat in Delhi and also the sitting MLA from the constituency. Gahlot is also the Transport & Environment minister of Delhi.

An FIR was filed against Harish Gahlot on February 7. Liquor was reportedly supplied by Haryana Barron Balbir Mann. Balbir is the owner of L1 liquor shop in Gurgaon.  

IndiaTVnews.com tried to contact the AAP MLA for a response but have not been able to reach him. The response will be updated as and when it is received.

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