Berhampur, December 5 (LocalWire): Excise personnel in Berhampur have busted an illegal foreign liquor manufacturing unit near Panigrahy Pentha in the city and arrested four persons in this connection.
The officials also seized raw materials, including spirit and liquid colour, packing machines and labels of different brands, as well as homeopathic medicines from a rented house from where the miscreants were running the racket for several months.
The accused persons have been identified as Anil Sahu (22), Raja Gouda (20), Brundaban Sahu (55) and Arakhita Rout (30).
All accused were produced before the court on Thursday, Berhampur excise superintendent Ram Chandra Mishra stated.
Sahu, who was the mastermind of the racket, had earlier been arrested at Chhatrapur while transporting the liquor, sources said.