Locals tried to rescue the accused by attacking police and excise department officials.
At the time of his arrest, protesters pelted stones at excise department vehicles and tried to rescue the detainees. But they did not succeed due to insufficient police presence. Product inspector Vijay Kumar said intelligence was received that some people were sitting and drinking. A team from the product department arrived there on this information.
Two bags of liquor seized, three arrested
Excise team also seized 2 sacks of liquor from the spot. Those arrested include Akhilesh Kumar, Hari Krishna Prasad and Chandan Paswan. It is being investigated whether these people had any connection with the alcohol seized as they were drinking alcohol. As soon as the information was received, SHO Munna Kumar of Sohsarai rushed to the spot and settled the matter after persuading the people. Meanwhile, long queues of vehicles formed on both sides of the road. Due to which the people going to attend the wedding had to face difficulties.