As claimed by Bihar police, rodents have drunk 9 lakh litres of alcohol, which they had seized from people flouting prohibition laws in the state.
The issue of missing seized liquor bottles from police station ‘malkhanas’ (stores) came into limelight when media reported about the incident.
Some of the seized bottles had been destroyed and what was left was finished off in the stores by rats, some policemen said at a recent meeting of state police.
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Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) SK Singhal said “We have asked the Patna zonal IG to inquire into the matter. Based on his findings, the state police headquarters will initiate further action.”
President of the Bihar Police Men’s Association Nirmal Singh and a member of the association, Shamsher Singh have been sent to judicial custody till May 18. They have been accused of consuming alcohol.
With inputs from PTI.