Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, June 1
The Excise Division has cancelled licences of two liquor distributors in Jhajjar, forfeited their safety quantity and suspended the authorisation of an L-1 licence after it was discovered that they have been promoting spurious alcohol. Holograms discovered on the bottles have been discovered to be faux.
In one other case, the division has recovered liquor from Fatehabad and despatched samples of holograms of 500 cartons to the Safety Printing and Minting Company of India Restricted (SPMCIL), Hyderabad, for testing.
In each circumstances, the title of ADS Spirits Non-public Restricted, a distillery primarily based in Jhajjar district, has cropped up. The excise authorities say the police are probing its function.
Notably, the division had suspended the licence of the Jhajjar distillery in January 18 after it was discovered evading excise obligation by utilizing faux holograms on its bottles. The suspension, nonetheless, was revoked on March 9.
In his orders handed on Monday, Ashutosh Rajan, Collector (Excise)-cum-Joint Excise and Commissioner, cancelled the licences of fundamental liquor vends (IMFL and nation liquor) of L-1 proprietor Rakesh.
On Could 14, the Chief Minister’s flying squad together with the excise employees from Jhajjar and Rohtak had discovered liquor vends open throughout the Covid-induced lockdown.
The group took 271 quarts, 42 pints and 26 nips of Moonwalk vodka into custody, because the model, produced by ADS Spirits Non-public Restricted, was not accepted by the state authorities for the 2020-21 fiscal.
The holograms of Royal Inexperienced whisky, one other model of ADS Spirits, have been seized and despatched to the SPMCIL for testing. The lab report said that each one labels have been faux.
A discover was served on the liquor vends, however none appeared earlier than the authorities. An assistant excise officer from Jhajjar, who appeared earlier than the Collector (Excise), mentioned liquor was provided by L-1 proprietor Rakesh and no passes or permits have been issued for the aim.
In the meantime, the police on Monday recovered 500 cartons of IMFL from a canter from Fatehabad.
VK Shastri, Deputy Excise and Taxation Commissioner, Hisar, mentioned that the samples of holograms of the seized bottles had been despatched to the Hyderabad lab for testing.
Executives of ADS Spirits couldn’t be contacted regardless of repeated makes an attempt.
- On Could 14, the CM’s flying squad & excise employees from Jhajjar and Rohtak had discovered liquor vends open amid lockdown
- The group took 271 quarts, 42 pints and 26 nips of Moonwalk vodka into custody
- The holograms of Royal Inexperienced whisky have been seized and despatched to a Hyderabad lab for testing, which discovered the labels to be faux