Surat: 29 arrested for consumption of liquor in dry state

ANI | Updated: Sep 24, 2017 15:39 IST

Surat (Gujarat) [India], Sep 24 (ANI): The Kathodara Police conducted a raid in Gujarat's Surat district and arrested 29 people, including 11 women for consumption of liquor">liquor in the dry state.

The police have registered a case and initiated probe in the matter.

The manufacture, storage, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages are banned in Gujarat.

The legislation has been in force since 1 May 1960 when Bombay State was bifurcated into the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.(ANI)