162 litres of foreign liquor seized from Maitree Express

Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) has seized 162 litres of abandoned foreign liquor from Maitree Express in Dhaka.

A CIID team carried out a drive after the train arrived at Dhaka Cantonment station from Kolkata around 4:15pm on Tuesday and recovered the illegal liquor from under some seats and the false ceiling of the staff coach of the train, CIID Deputy Director Sanjida Khanam told The My News yesterday.

The team also recovered an additional 27 litres of liquor from a locked room at the station and 15 litres from an Indian national, she said.

The CIID official said they will soon write to the Indian authorities concerned informing them about the issue.

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