STF arrests gang member involved in liquor smuggling.

An active member of an interstate gang involved in smuggling of liquor from Punjab was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) from Firozabad district.

Balkaran Singh was arrested on a tip off in Firozabad yesterday after a truck, on which liquor worth about Rs 22 lakh was being brought from Punjab was stopped by the policemen, STF said.

During interrogation Singh told STF that he had brought the consignment of liquor from Bhatinda, Punjab and had to deliver it in Shikobhad to two persons.