Illegal distillery in Jaffna guest house raided

An illegal distillery operated at a guest house in Jaffna was raided by the Police.

Police Spokesman, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ajith Rohana said the illegal distillery had been operated within the guest house located on Hospital Road in Jaffna.

He said a 48-year-old suspect from Mallakam was arrested following the raid.

DIG Rohana said officials had seized forty-seven 750ml bottles of illicit liquor, 662 180ml bottles, 3000 litres of illicit liquor brewed at the distillery, and a stock of labels for the product.

He said the suspect was to be produced before the Jaffna Magistrate’s Court today. (Colombo Gazette)