Panaji, January 30, 2018 … The Excise Department sent six Special Flying Squads to conduct surprise checks across Goa in its effort to curb violations of the Goa Excise Duty Act and Rules, during the past weekend. Apart from these six flying squads all Excise Inspectors posted in each Taluka also conducted surprise checks in the late night hours over the past weekend starting from January 26.
Total 26 violations, such as, sale of liquor without proper license, sale of liquor beyond prescribed hours, etc. were booked by the team from the Excise Department. Maximum 12 cases were booked in Bardez Taluka, followed by Pernem, Canacona and Salcete.
Excise Department has requested the event organizers to obtain appropriate license from the concerned Taluka Offices before organizing any event which includes consumption of liquor.
The Excise Department will continue to send special teams in future also and requests public to inform of any violations to the concerned Excise Inspector or to the Headquarters