Customs dispose of a large quantity of alcohol

Maldives Customs destroys alcohol on a previous occasion. (Sun Photo/Mohamed Hayyan)

Maldives Customs Service has disposed a large number of alcohol in their custody.

The disposal of the alcohol took place on Sunday, at Thilafushi waste disposal area.

Customs said that the items disposed on Sunday includes 225.7 liters of alcohol, 6,763 liters of beer packets and 1708.09 liters of beer bottles.

Customs stated that the items were destroyed under the policy to destroy items confiscated and stored at bonded warehouses that deteriorate - or are being destroyed for any other reasons.