Authorities confiscate banned imported alcohol

Cartons of alcohol seized in Abyei Town during a crackdown by community police on 30-06-2022 | Credit: Chol Ayiik

Community police in Abyei Administrative Area in collaboration with Abyei municipality launched a campaign against banned imported alcohol in South Sudan.

In the process they confiscated brands such as Best, Royal and Look Gin among others. These prohibited types of hard drinks were found in many lodges in Abyei Town.

Acting director of community police, Johnin Monykuer said that the campaign was in response to directives the Chief Administrator to ban unwanted alcohol in South Sudan.

He said imported alcohol are behind increased crimes.

Johnin urged traders not to sell harmful alcohol to the people.