Businessman arrested for smuggling foreign liquor | Daily News

Businessman arrested for smuggling foreign liquor

Excise Department officials arrested a businessman in Marawila, for smuggling foreign liquor into the country, recently. One hundred and sixty bottles worth Rs.750,000 were seized during the raid. Police found the stock concealed in four mattresses.

The suspect had smuggled the liquor from Italy.

A senior Excise Department official in Kurunegala told the media that 456 suspects were arrested during 134 raids that were conducted during this year in the Kurunegala and Puttalam districts. 


 

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