Seven Wine Vends Closed in Hamirpur

Hamirpur, June 23

The excise and taxation department had sealed seven liquor vends in the district after for selling illegal brand here today. The team of the department raided seven vends and recovered 900 bottles in 75 cartons yesterday and ordered closer today.

Joint Commissioner xcise and taxation Ujjwal Singh Rana said that the department had sealed seven liquor vends in the district after illegal sale of wine was detected in them. He said Soulmate Premium Whisky brand was recovered from them which was not registered for sale in Himachal Pradesh. He said that investigation started to trace how and from where the consignment was procured. He said that value of the vends was Rs. 4.34 crore.

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