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Drive against spurious toddy

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Officials instructed to book cases against erring persons

KARIMNAGAR: The Prohibition and Excise Department has decided to launch a special drive against the supply of adulterated toddy, illicitly distilled (ID) liquor, non-duty paid liquor, ganja cultivation and enforcement of licence conditions of the liquor shops and bars in the State.

At a review meeting with the district excise officials here on Saturday, the Prohibition and Excise and Enforcement Director, N.V Surendra Babu, instructed the officials to deal with an iron hand against persons involved in the supply of adulterated toddy and playing with the lives of innocent people.

Expressing concern over the supply of spurious toddy in towns, he said: "The adulteration of toddy would not be allowed at any cost. Even after frequent inspections by the respective officials to check adulteration at the toddy shops and still if adulteration of toddy was found, the officials would be dealt with severely.''

The responsible SHOs would be suspended and the senior officials would be issued charge-memo, he warned. He said that the adulteration of toddy was causing severe health problems to the consumers as it was affecting their nervous system and ruining their lives. Calling upon the officials to involve people in their mission against adulteration of toddy and ID liquor, he suggested the officials to form village level anti-arrack committees and conduct raids.

Mr. Surendra Babu instructed the officials to list-out the frequent ID liquor offenders and book PD Act cases against them. He also informed them not to harass old-aged persons, women and the children selling ID liquor. Instead, he suggested them to catch the big-fish involved in the crime.

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