Thursday, September 28, 2023

Two shipments of adulterated liquor were seized in Manizales

The seized Antioquian liquor was mixed, so studies were conducted to determine this.

In two operations, the Manizales Police arrested four subjects, immobilized two vehicles and seized about 1,550 bottles and boxes of contraband and adulterated liquor.

In the first incident, which happened last Friday, two men aged 20 and 21, from Santander de Quilichao (Cauca) and Pereira, were arrested for imitating or simulating food, products or substances.

The youth were surprised during the checkpoint of the Transit and Transportation Section located on the road between Tres Puertas and La Estrella. They were traveling in a truck from Medellín and whose destination was Cali.

They found inside 55 boxes with 1,250 bottles of Aguardiente Antioqueño, but when asked about the legality of the sales, they did not show the necessary documents, and also noted that they changed the packaging, so it is believed that all this is possible. can be adulterated liquor. It is worth $50 million.

Another operation is through investigation and follow-up. When they tried to bring some cardboard boxes with plastic bottles and bags of adulterated liquor to a business at Carrera 23 and Calle 29, members of Sijín detained two subjects .

According to John Guacaneme Mora, from the Government’s Anti-Smuggling Program, this is a shipment worth about $12 million and coming from Neira. Although they pretend to be Venezuelan products, he said they are made in Medellín and do not comply with any health registration.

In addition to the official regarding alcoholic beverages inside the truck, the stamps are repeated, the QR, alphanumeric and bar codes are the same. In addition, the safety rings are modified and glued with silicone.

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