Liquor distiller receives six months’ RI | Daily News

Liquor distiller receives six months’ RI

Fined Rs.90,000:

Chief Magistrate Sampath Hewawasam jailed a suspect who pleaded guilty to distilling illicit liquor, to six months’ rigorous imprisonment (RI) suspended for 10 years, and fined him Rs. 90,000, recently.

The suspect was identified as a resident of Maspotha, Kurunegala. Fifty bottles of illicit arrack, a barrel of goda, as well as distilling equipment, were seized from the suspect.

Kurunegala Police prosecuted. The magistrate ordered the illicit haul be destroyed.


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