Asians held in liquor factory bust

The apparatus used to make liquor with barrels of local brew
The apparatus used to make liquor with barrels of local brew

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: Ahmadi securitymen arrested five Asians for running liquor factory at a house in Egaila area. A security source said the Director of Ahmadi Security Command Brigadier Abdullah Safah received a tip-off about the activities of the suspects and placed the building under surveillance to confirm the report.

Armed with warrant from the Public Prosecution, security operatives raided the house and arrested five Asian expatriates, and confiscated 187 barrels full of liquor, in addition to 476 bottles of the contraband ready for sale along with six distillation pipes.

The source noted the first suspect was wanted by Immigration Investigation Department and the second suspect was involved a civil case, while the rest had no identification cards. They were referred with the contraband to relevant authorities for necessary legal action

By Meshal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff

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