62 thousand liters of ethanol found in two impounded containers

Saturday, 16 March 2013 - 13:00


It has been confirmed that the containers which were detained adjacent to the

Thotalanga-Inguru-kade junction last Wednesday night by excise officials contained ethanol.


Although the two containers were impounded excise officials were not permitted to inspect the contents.


However subsequent to permission granted by the customs this morning it was revealed that both containers contained barrels of ethanol.


Samples of the substance have been sent to the Government Analyst for further inspection.