Lottery seller nabbed for selling hooch | Daily News

Lottery seller nabbed for selling hooch

A lottery salesman who sold illicit liquor which is commonly known as "Kachal Fanta" (Moon Shine) was nabbed by Dankotuwa Police. According to Police media sources, the lottery seller on a motorbike, had tried to escape when a Police jeep had stopped near his motorbike on suspicion to purchase lottery tickets.

Police on inspection of the motorbike found 25 illicit liquor bottles hidden under a board that displayed the lottery tickets.

The 38-year-old lottery ticket seller,a resident of the "Wijayagama" area in Dankotuwa was to be produced before the Marawila Magistate's Courts by Dankotuwa Police.

The suspect was arrested by PCs Shamal and Thennakoon under the instructions of Dankotuwa OIC Inspector Thilina Hettiarachchi


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