Nalanda/Bijnore, Feb 6: A milk tanker overturned near Nalanda, Bihar on Sunday and scores of people including policemen rushed to the spot and carried off pails of milk.
Similarly, a mini truck carrying liquor bottles hidden under stacks of potatoes hit a tractor near Bijnore, Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday. The scene was similar. Scores of people went to the spot and carted away liquor bottles.
The tractor owner Latur Singh died on the spot bleeding even as local villagers were busy looting liquor bottles.
Even as his family members were mourning near Latur Singh's body, local residents pounced on the mini truck and took away the liquor bottles hidden under stacks of potatoes. The mini truck driver absconded.
Police came to the spot after a long time and took the mini truck under its custody. By that time, most of the liquor had been looted
The liquor was being brought in from neighbouring Haryana illegally in view of the elections in UP, police said.
In Bihar, the tanker carrying 12,000 litres of milk to Patna overturned near Murora village in Nalanda district. Local villagers rushed to the spot with cans and pails, and looted milk. Even local policemen were seen taking away milk in cans.