Illicit alcohol distillery raided by Police


An illicit alcohol distillery was raided yesterday at the Bolgoda Reserve in Alubomulla, Panadura.

A suspect who was arrested at the scene is due to be produced before the Panadura Magistrates court today.

The raid was carried out by the officers attached to the Anti-Narcotics division of Walana, Panadura.

During the raid police seized approximately 3400 Liters of Goda.

The officers said, 20 bottles of Spirit & equipments used in the production of illicit Alcohol were seized.

The suspect who was arrested along with illicit alcohol worth Rs. 1.2 million, was a resident of the same area.