Kathmandu, Rukum (West) police destroy hooch

  • News Digest
- RSS, Kathmandu

Feb 8, 2019-

The Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Office, Ranipokhari, has seized and destroyed 137,620 litres of home-brewed liquor from different parts of Kathmandu Valley in the last six months. According to SP Puja Singh of the office, 126,000 litres of hooch was confiscated from Kathmandu, 7,360 litres from Lalitpur and 4,260 litres from Bhaktapur. Police also 121,000 kg of raw materials used to prepare liquor. SP Singh said police had launched a crackdown on the production and consumption of homemade liquor to curb criminal activities committed under the influence of alcohol. District Police Office, Rukum (West), has also launched a similar operation based on the decision of the local government units. The district police has already seized and destroyed more than 1,500 litres of hooch and 5,265 litres of raw materials till date, said  Deputy Superintendent of Police Sumit Khadka.

Published: 08-02-2019 11:39

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