HUBBALLI: Excise Department officers have arrested two men involved in illegal transport of liquor from Goa to Karnataka near Gabbur Cross on the outskirts of the city.
The arrested have been identified as M. Gurumurthy of Davangeri and Anand Baliger of Mudargi in Gadag.
The officers also seized 18 litres of illicit liquor and a transport vehicle from the accused.
Based on a tip off , the officers found that the men were transporting liquor without any permit from Goa.
Excise officers NM Shaikh, John Verghese PY Mulagund and others participated in the operation.
A case has been registered at Hubballi range office.