Police destroy large amount of alcohol at Dhoonidhoo

Police destroy alcohol seized under different cases on September 26, 2022. (Photo/Maldives Police Service)

Police, on Monday, has destroyed a large amount of alcohol confiscated under different cases.

They detailed that items destroyed at Dhoonidhoo today were seized under 43 different cases starting from 2020, to date.

In this regard, the destroyed items included 484 branded alcohol bottles, 31 PET bottles containing alcohol and 444 beer cans.

The items were destroyed under the watch of a committee formed by the Prosecutor General’s Office, in accordance with the regulation on disposing items seized as evidence in cases involving alcohol.

Maldives Customs also disposed a large amount of alcohol in their custody in August. They included 225.7 liters of alcohol, 6,763 liters of beer packets and 1708.09 liters of beer bottles.