By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar:
Odisha government has decided to set up excise police stations across the state to intensify enforcement activities. Excise Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera declared the governments decision yesterday (26th February 2018).
During the 48th State Excise Sports Meet, Minister said,
Excise PSs will be established in all the districts. The government has already finalised the proposals for setting up the same. We hope to seek police assistance till our enforcement squad is fully equipped in this regard.
The minister said once the excise police stations come up in the state, it would play a crucial role in putting a check on illegal liquor trade.