Man arrested with illegal liquor | Daily News

Man arrested with illegal liquor

Ambalantota Police arrested a man in Mayurapura with illicit liquor during a recent raid conducted at a house the suspect had rented three months ago. Police said the suspect, along with one other, had rented the place to manufacture illegal liquor that mimics foreign brands and sell them to hotels and restaurants in Colombo. A number of toxic chemicals used to enhance taste and fragrance were also seized during the raid, they added.

Police also said that the suspects had been selling the liquor at Rs.5,000 to Rs.6,000 per bottle. The other suspect is yet to be taken into custody; he was said to have been in Colombo when the raid was conducted.

Investigations are continuing.