Not only the government but also the relatives are showing strictness on the alcoholics who went to jail

Pankaj Prasad
Liquor ban in Bihar
Liquor ban in Bihar

Under the Prohibition Act, under Section 37, there is a provision to release those caught on the charge of drinking alcohol for the first time with a fine of two to four thousand rupees.

Patna. Not only the state government but also their family members are fed up with habitual drinkers in Bihar. In Banka, the father and wife of one such accused Rajnish Ranjan Chowdhury, during the hearing in the court, not only paid a fine of two thousand rupees, but on the contrary, also requested to be sent to jail for a long period.

Was sent to jail for not paying the fine

At the same time, for the first time in Bhagalpur, more than half a dozen accused of drinking alcohol were sent to jail for not paying the fine. Not only this, even after the completion of the prescribed sentence of one month, his family members are not deliberately trying to get him out of jail, while the local administration is constantly in touch with his family members. Commissioner of Prohibition, Excise and Registration Department B Karthikeya Dhanji said that such cases are continuously coming up from almost all the districts.

For the second time, 300 accused of drinking alcohol got one year in jail

The commissioner said that under the amended Prohibition Act, under Section 37, there is a provision to release those caught on the charge of drinking alcohol for the first time with a fine of two to four thousand rupees. Out of these, about 300 people have been caught on the charge of a repeat offender, who were sentenced to one year each by the court.

Register complaints on 14544

The registration department has started toll free number 14544 for receiving complaints at the headquarters level. Any person can register complaints related to deed registry, archives and other offices in the registry offices on two other numbers 0612-2215195 and 2230876 of the department including toll free during office hours. Action will be taken on their complaints after investigation at the headquarters level.

Compliance will also be given

Compliance will also be given to the complainant. The commissioner said that the facility of 'Registry Shuttle' vehicle has been started in Barh and Bikram of Patna and Paru and Katra inferior registration offices of Muzaffarpur to transport the parties and other concerned to the registration office regarding document registration. From September 19, this service will be available in all the registry offices of Bihar.