Noida: Excise Department has seized 2900 cartons of smuggled liquor worth over Rs 1.50 crore in last five days from the district, officials said.
Seven persons were today held and 276 cartons of smuggled liquor seized by teams led by three inspectors, District Excise Officer Kuldeep Yadav said.
The market value of seized liquor is around Rs 13.50 lakh, he said.
"On February 26, a team had seized 1400 cartons of smuggled liquor from Jewar area and on February 24 around 1200 cartons from the same area. The market value of these consignments was around Rs 1.40 crore," Yadav said.
"Beside these, excise team seized liquor worth Rs 10 lakh from Noida and Greater Noida areas. The total value of liquor seized since February 24 is over Rs 1.50 crore," he said.