Mere use of vehicle while carrying illegal liquor not sufficient to confiscate vehicle: Patna High Court

The Court also ordered the payment of ₹1 lakh each as compensation to two vehicle owners whose vehicles were confiscated after liquor was confiscated from the bag/ clothes of the driver/ pillion rider of the vehicle.
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Mere use of a vehicle to carry liquor or other intoxicants does not always warrant the confiscation of such a vehicle under Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, the Patna High Court recently held [Sunaina v The State of Bihar and Others].

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