Licences of 5 bonded warehouses cancelled

ITANAGAR, Oct 16: In a major crackdown, the Department of Tax, Excise & Narcotics has cancelled licenses of five bonded warehouses in the state with immediate effect.
The department has cancelled the licences of Leo Enterprises at Chandranagar, Supreme Beer Bonded Warehouse at Jairampur, North East Spirits at Bhalukpong, Five Star Beer Bonded Warehouse at Naharlagun and Subansiri Associates Beverages at Hapoli for non payment of outstanding dues as well as violation of the terms and conditions of the excise license issued to them, according to an official release.
Commissioner Tax, Excise and Narcotics Anirudh Singh has given strict directions to all the superintendents of Tax and Excise to identify such defaulters and violators and process the cancellation of Wholesale and retail licenses in the districts as well.
Further, he has directed all superintendents to form verification squads and check local vendors to stop the sale of illegal and spurious alcohol in the state.