Police have arrested a man who was smuggling liquor from Karnataka to Tamil Nadu and confiscated 230 bottles of liquor from him.
All Tasmarc stores in Tamil Nadu have been closed as curfew has been imposed in Tamil Nadu due to corona infection.
Thus, liquor lovers are flocking to the neighboring Karnataka or Puducherry. Asanur police received a tip-off that liquor was being smuggled from Karnataka to Tamil Nadu via Asanur near Satyamangalam in Erode district.
Based on that, the police were involved in a vehicle search before the police station.
A search in a van revealed that about 230 liquor bottles were stashed in the middle of the vegetables. The vehicle was driven by Udayaranganathan of Mysore, Karnataka. Asanur police arrested him and confiscated 230 bottles of liquor from him.