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Wednesday, 02 October 2019 - 11:06
LIQUOR FACTORY OPERATED IN A HOUSE IN MARAWILA UNKNOWN TO ANYONE IN THE VILLAGE
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Marawila Police have raided an illicit liquor brewery that was operated in a rented house.

Police have taken into custody six ‘Goda’ barrels, a water tank, copper coils, two gas cylinders and two gas stoves.

It is reported that the suspect is a 44-year-old resident of Dankotuwa area.

The raid was conducted on a tip off received by the police that a liquor factory was being operated in Thummodara-Mavila area in Marawila. It has been revealed that the house has been rented six months ago on a monthly rent of Rs 30,000.00

Investigations have revealed that the liquor has been transported in vehicles hired on rent to Avissawella, Hanwella and Padukka areas and sold wholesale.

The arrested suspect is to be produced before the Marawila District Court while the Marawila police are conducting further investigations.

 

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