Fined for running illicit liquor store | Daily News

Fined for running illicit liquor store

Two suspects who pleaded guilty to running an illicit liquor store in the guise of a hopper shop near a Buddhist temple, were fined Rs. 35,000 by Kurunegala Additional Magistrate Namal Perera, yesterday.

The suspects are residents of the Maspotha area in Kurunegala.

Around 50 bottles of illicit liquor had been taken into custody by a team of Excise officials led by Deputy North Western Province (NWP) Excise Commissioner Rosy Fernando and Kurunegala District Excise Commissioner P. Jayawickrama.


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