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Excise Dept. launches hotline for illicit liquor related complaints

18 August 2019 - 47   - 0

The Excise Department has launched a new 24-hour hotline to file complaints on illicit liquor from tomorrow (Aug 19).

Excise Commissioner General H.G. Sumanasinghe said complaints could be filed confidentially on the hotline '1913' over the possession or transportation of illicit liquor.

Sumanasinghe noted that the possession of licensed liquor above the prescribed limit is also considered illegal, and that complaints could be filed in this regard as well.

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