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Six suspects arrested with liquor worth Rs. 500,000

Six suspects were arrested by Excise Officers yesterday (4) with liquor worth Rs. 500,000 which has been prepared to be distributed on the Independence Day.

Since the liquor shops are closed on the Independence Day, the suspects have planned to sell the liquor yesterday, police said.

The operation carried out by the Horana and Matugama Excise Units covered Horana, Millewa, Koshena, Welipothahena, and Kidelpitiya. The officers had seized 380,000 ml of goda, 1,70,000 ml liquor and barrels, copper coils, gas cylinders and burners.

The suspects were to be produced before the Horana Magistrate’s Court.

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