Illegal foreign liquor selling suspects arrested

Two suspects were arrested along with a stock of foreign liquor that had been stored in two tourist hotels in Galle without permits on April 5 by Colombo Excise Department.officials.

Excise Department Special Investigations Unit OIC, P. N. Hemantha said that there were 500 bottles of foreign liquor among the stock of liquor that was seized.

It was revealed that the suspects had planned to sell these liquor bottles to tourists visiting the hotels during the New Year season. Excise Department officials are yet to calculate the value of the liquor stock.

The suspects are due to be produced before the Galle Magistrate's Court.The raid was carried out on the instructions of Colombo Excise Special Investigations Department Superintendent Channa Weerakkody by the Special Investigations Unit OIC P.N.Hemantha and Inspector Amila and other officials.

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