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Wanted liquor mafia arrested in Firozabad

Agra: In a crackdown against illicit liquor, police in Firozabad have arrested a local criminal who was involved in the illegal trade for the last 12 years and was locally known as liquor mafia. Vijay Yadav alias Billa has seven criminal cases pending against him.
Senior superintendent of police (SSP) of Firozabad, Ajay Kumar, had constituted a special team to arrest Yadav. According to police, he owns expensive cars and a bungalow.
Following a tip-off, Firozabad police arrested Yadav from a bus stand along with his associate Kuldeep Kumar on Monday evening.
Three illegal weapons were also recovered from them.
SSP Kumar said, “Billa is a history-sheeter and was booked under the gangster act. He has been involved in manufacturing of spurious liquor for last 12 years. Last case was registered against him in August 2020 when 10,000 liter illicit liquor was recovered from his gang members.” The SSP said that the family members of Yadav own seven licensed liquor shops.
“All these shops are directly operated by the accused. The district magistrate has been asked to cancel their licenses. During initial interrogation, Yadav has named a few officials of administration supporting him in illegal activities. We are investigating their roles. Strict action will be ensured against people associated with him.

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