LAHORE - Excise and Taxation authorities yesterday arrested an accused and recovered huge quantity of spurious liquor from him, said spokesman for Excise department.

He said that Excise and Taxaion Officer (ETO) Latif Anjum conducted a raid in the limit of Naseer abad police station limits and arrested Nadeem Bashir Masih and recovered 54 liters spurious liquor from his possession. A case has been registered against accused in police station concerned.

Moreover Excise and taxation staff during last five months detected 58 cases of narcotics and recovered heroin 10 Kg, Chars, 12 kg, illicit liquor 511 liters and thousands of toxic injection and tablets from accused in different parts of the city. ETO said that teams have been constituted to curb sale of narcotics in the city on the direction of higher authorities of the department.