An Indian expatriate was arrested for running an illegal liquor factory inside a villa in Egaila area. According to security source, when Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa received information from sources about an Indian expatriate running an illegal liquor business, he formed a team of Ahmadi securitymen to observe the activities of the suspect.
After confirming the information and taking necessary legal measures, securitymen arrested the suspect in the villa and confiscated 100 barrels and 200 bottles of locally brewed liquor. When questioned, the suspect confessed that he has been brewing liquor and selling it to his clients in Ahmadi and Farwaniya governorates. He was referred with the confiscated items to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action against him.
The sources affirmed that the Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs Major General Abdul Al-Ali stressed the need to arrest the sellers of liquor and violators of residency law. Meanwhile, the Mubarak Al-Kabir police have arrested two Indians for bootlegging, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the men aged 41 and 28 were caught after police acting on a tip-off set a trap for them in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh Police have reportedly seized from the men 48 bottles of whisky and 56 bottles of local booze.