Customs destroys 2000kg of pork, 8000ltr of alcohol

Authorities destroy confiscated items.

Maldives Customs Services has destroyed a large amount of pork and alcohol confiscated. 

The items were destroyed at Thilafushi under the watch of media personnel and Customs officials. Customs specified that the items included 2,220.50 kgs of pork and 8,719.92 liters of alcohol. 

Customs stated that the items were destroyed under the policy to destroy items confiscated and stored at warehouses which deteriorate.