Officers of the Delhi authorities’s excise division raided a personal alcohol store in Pitampura for alleged irregularities in barcoding of liquor instances, an official mentioned on Sunday. Based mostly on the criticism of Excise Inspector Satyavrat Bharagava, the Delhi Police had registered an FIR in opposition to the store proprietor.
In line with an FIR, the excise division had carried out a raid on a personal liquor store at DDA market in Pitampura on Could 14, 15 and 17. It was discovered that duplicate barcode was pasted on 12 instances of whisky bottle. All of the 12 instances have been seized and a case beneath Part 33 of Delhi Excise Act was registered at Maurya Enclave police station,” the FIR said.
The supervisor of the shop has been apprehended.
The Delhi authorities has allowed round 160 state-run liquor outlets to reopen to start with of the third part of the lockdown on Could 4, and a day later, it imposed a 70 per cent ‘particular corona charge’ on the utmost retail value of liquor.
Earlier this month, the federal government launched e-token system beneath which clients are given particular time for buying alcohol in order that there isn’t any violation of social distancing norms by folks queuing up outdoors liquor shops. The e-token is shipped on cell phones of registered folks.