Hotline to report illicit liquor received 473 complaints – Excise Dept.
August 27, 2019 04:37 pm
The Department of Excise announced that the hotline (1913) introduced for the public to provide information on illicit liquor has received a lucrative response from the public.
The Excise Department, on the direction of the Minister of Finance, introduced the hotline to assist the raids on illicit liquor.
Accordingly, the hotline 1913 was active 24 hours a day since its launch on the 19th of August 2019.
The department says that 473 complaints have been lodged through the hotline since then.
The complaints include information on production, possession, and transportation of illicit liquor, it stated.