Wednesday, August 4, 2021

alcoholic beverages

Contrabands worth over RM320,000 seized

MIRI: The General Operations Force (GOF) seized contraband cigarettes and alcoholic beverages worth more than RM320,000 in two separate raids on Monday. According to a spokesperson of GOF, the raids were carried out by a team from the GOF 12th...

Contrabands worth over RM44k seized

MIRI: Marine police seized cigarettes and alcoholic beverages worth RM44,388 including unpaid duties in a raid on a premises in Bekenu on Thursday. Sarawak Marine Police commander ACP Shamsol Kassim in a statement today said, the seized items comprised illicit...

Contraband beers seized

MIRI: The Customs Department on Wednesday seized 3,834.53 litres of various brands of beer worth RM29,705 with unpaid duties and taxes valued at RM119,287. The total estimated value of the contrabands including duties and taxes is RM148,993. Sarawak Customs director Herman...

A damaging addiction

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.— Carl Gustav Jung, Swiss psychiatrist There are various types of behavioural addiction among men — and women too. Behaviours can be as addicting as substances...

Three arrested, contraband alcohol seized

KUCHING: Three individuals were arrested, and various types of contraband alcohol valued at RM190,743.65 were seized in a raid at a premises in Bau on Aug 30. Sarawak Customs director Datuk Sharifah Halimah Tuanku Taha said the operation was conducted...

Storeroom raid nets over RM603k contraband

MIRI: The General Operations Force (GOF) seized smuggled goods worth about RM603, 514 during a raid on a storeroom in Jalan Maigold Golden Royal Villa Senadin here last Wednesday. GOF 12th Battallion commanding officer Supt Tan Hiap Seng said the...

Can we have an alcohol-free day?

KUCHING: The federal government is urged to hold an ‘Alcohol-Free Day’ in its efforts to curb drunk driving. In making this call, Hulu Rajang MP Datuk Wilson Ugak Kumbong said with the campaign, the Transport Ministry could impose a compound...

Contraband beer, truck seized in raid

KUCHING: Police seized 2,880 cans of contraband beer from a truck during a spot check at the Mile 7 traffic light junction at Jalan Stakan yesterday. Padawan district police chief Supt Aidil Bolhassan said the raid was conducted by three...

Drink driving dilemma

BY DR NAVIN C NAIDU Much is being discussed and debated today about this new nuisance threatening to escalate into a nightmare. Everyone seems to bear the brunt of blame — the manufacturer, the distributor, the retailer, the seller and the...

Freezing liquor licences won’t end drink driving: Tiong

KUCHING: Freezing new applications for liquor licences alone cannot eliminate drink driving, said Bintulu Member of Parliament and Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) president Datuk Tiong King Sing. "The real key to solving the problem of drink driving still lies in...
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