Vadodara: A driver of a cab aggregator was detained on Tuesday for ferrying Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) in Tarsali.
Police said that they had received information that a person bringing a stock of liquor in a cab, based on which they had placed a watch near Anandbaug Society in Tarsali on Tuesday. When the accused Jignesh Mali arrived at a ground near the society, cops stopped him and checked his car. Some 103 liquor bottles worth Rs 30,900 were found from the car.
When questioned, Mali said that he had got the liquor stock from one Nilesh Rathwa, who lives at Ghoghadev village in Chhota Udepur. Mali said that he was supposed to hand over the stock to a person named Jigar Rajput.
“We have not questioned him yet as he has been kept under isolation until his coronavirus test report arrives. However, he confirmed that he drives the car for the cab company and in the past he has also worked as a food delivery man,” said a police official.