Vijayawada: A person was arrested for smuggling liquor in milk containers at Pidugurralla station in Guntur district on Sunday. Officials of the prohibition and excise department arrested the person while he was trying to smuggle liquor from Telangana into Guntur.
Officials said that the accused was posing as a milk supplier and was carrying 2,370 liquor bottles in nine milk containers in his vehicle.
The vehicle was coming from Govindapuram village of Telangana district to Andhra Pradesh via the Krishna river bank. The accused reportedly procured the liquor from Mattampalli village of Nalgonda district in Telangana.
Excise officials received a tip-off and intercepted the vehicle. Subsequently, the officials seized the liquor bottles, one motorcycle and the mini-truck being used to transport the liquor. Pidugurralla excise department has registered a case. Investigation is on to find five others who are accused to have been involved in the crime.

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