Port Blair, Oct. 7: The District Administration, South Andaman after Unlock-4 has been receiving lots of complaints from various sources/ news articles regarding illegal sale of liquor in South Andaman District. The illegal sale of liquor is prohibited and is a serious offence which attracts, in addition to sealing of premises, imprisonment upto six months along with fine as per provisions.

The District Administration has also constituted a Special Task Force under the leadership of Excise Officer of concerned Tehsil to conduct raid and check the menace of illegal sale of liquor or illicit liquor.

The Administration has warned the individuals/ persons indulged in such illegal activities that the same will be viewed seriously and stern action as deemed fit under Andaman & Nicobar Islands Excise Regulation, 2012 will be initiated.

General public have been requested that any information regarding illegal sale of liquor in and around their locality may please be informed to the District Control Room No. 1070.