Hotline to report illicit liquor received 473 complaints – Finance Ministry


The Ministry of Finance has announced that the hotline 1913 introduced for receiving 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 Finance Minister says that 473 complaints have been lodged through the hotline since then.

The complaints include information on production, possession, and transportation of illicit liquor, stated the Ministry.