Jamshedpur: Seraikela-Kharsawan police here launched a campaign against illegal breweries in Kandra police station area following the instructions of the SP Sanjeev Kumar.
A team led by Inspector Arvind Kumar busted three illegal liquor distilleries in Burudih village and destroyed 27 drums containing mahua seeds.
Around 70 litres of illicit liquor was seized from the distilleries.
The Inspector informed that police had got a tip-off about the accused persons illegally running distilleries at different places.
Two persons, Hemant Mandal and Bhagirathi Mandal, were identified as the culprits. The waste of the distilleries was discarded into the Subarnarekha river.
Another person, Kalicharan Dheevar, was also found involved in the illegal liquor trade.