Customs destroys 9,000 liters of alcohol under its custody

Maldives Customs destroys 300 alcohol kegs containing 9,000 liters of alcohol at Thilafushi on August 10, 2021. (Photo/Maldives Customs)

Maldives Customs has destroyed a large number of alcohol kegs under its custody.

The items were destroyed on August 10 at Thilafushi in the presence of Customs Officers and media personnel.

Customs specified the destroyed items as 300 alcohol kegs containing 9,000 liters of alcohol.

Customs stated that the items were destroyed under the policy to destroy items confiscated and stored at bonded warehouses that deteriorate - or are being destroyed for any other reasons.