Bihar Setup Special Courts for Prohibition Cases

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Bihar government has set up a special court for speedy trial in cases registered against violation of the law.

Following the High Court directive, the first special court has been set up in Patna.

Justice Trilokinath Tiwari has been appointed judge of the special court which would hear prohibition cases of Patna district.

Bihar became a dry State on April 5, 2016.

In last one year, over 45,000 people have been arrested for violating the liquor laws and 44,996 were sent to jail.

Police and Excise department officials conducted 2,18,722 raids and seized over 3.5 lakh liters of liquor.

Every day, trucks and vans loaded with liquor are being seized in different parts of the State. The border districts had become more vulnerable for smuggling of liquor bottles.

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