Police raid Chinese-run liquor factory in Thamel (with photos)

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KATHMANDU, July 30: Police have raided a liquor factory run by a Chinese citizen at Jyatha, Thamel in the capital. 

A team of police personnel deployed from the Metropolitan Crime Division, on Friday, raided the factory and seized 10,000 liters of homemade liquor from a rented house in Thamel, according to Chandra Kuber Khapung, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) and Chief of the division. 

A Chinese citizen, belonging to a Chinese province of Jiangsu was apprehended on the charge of producing ‘pure homemade Chinese alcohol’ illegally. 

Police also seized a liquor manufacturing machine from the five-storeyed house where Chinese citizens also run a hotel. 

The seized liquor will be handed over to the Inland Revenue Office for further investigation and necessary action, said SSP Khapung.


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