" Building of a healthy society in Sri Lanka, which is free from illicit liquor and narcotics drugs. "
The Department of Excise, which operates under the directions and guidelines of the Ministry of Finance and Planning, obtains its legal authority for implementation of the excise policies of the Government and relevant activities including the protection and collection of excise revenue, principally under the Excise Ordinance (Chapter 52 of the Legislative Enactment).
The officers in the Excise Station of Galle succeeded in arresting 6 persons with lakth of rupees worth of kassippu and brewing instruments from kassippu brewing dens, which were carried out for a long time near the Islands of Madu Ganaga at Balapitiya.
The officers of Tangalle Excise Station recently succeeded in taking into custody a quantity of illicit liquor worth nearly Rs. 500,000 after rounding up four large scale illicit liquor breweries which had been distributing illicit liquor to a number of areas in the southern region.
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