DOLAKHA, June 22: Police raided a government office in Dolakha district and recovered 40 liters of liquor. A team of District Police raided the office of Temperate Fruit Rootstock Development Center at Bhimeshwor Municipality-8 on Sunday and recovered 40 liters of liquor being brewed.
District Police Spokesperson Inspector Anjan Koirala said that about 40 liters of liquor was recovered from the office. He said that the district administration has been informed about the episode. According to the District Police Office, the matter is being investigated by the administration.
Binod Rokka, acting chief of the Temperate Fruit Rootstock Development Center, admitted that police had seized alcohol inside the office. “They have recovered 40 liters of liquor from the office premises. I have already met the Chief District Officer and informed him about it,” he said.
The district administration had earlier received a complaint that a large stock of Kiwi fruit produced in the district was found inside the office. Rokka, the acting chief of the office, admitted that they had made liquor from the fruit for testing and that it was their fault not to get the permission of the concerned government body to brew the liquor.
The office is located at a distance of 13 kilometers from the district headquarters Charikot.