Thoubal: Considering the current Covid-19 situation in Thoubal District, District Administration Thoubal and District Police Thoubal has jointly begun liquor drive at different liquor vendors/shops opened in Thoubal District on Saturday.
On the first day, the liquor drive was conducted at the liquor vendors/shops opened in Yairipok, Thoubal and Heirok area.
SDOs and SDCs from the District Administration side also took part in the drive.
Mention may be made that during the Covid-19 lockdown there has been an outburst of sales and consumptions of liquor in Thoubal District.
Due to these outburst, Ningol Club Heirok and different other local clubs and civil organisations had sought the intention of the concerned authority to look into the matter.
As there is suspicion of Community Transmission in Thoubal, liquor shops/vendors have become one of the highly suspicious places for Community Transmission.
District Administration Thoubal and District Police Thoubal said they will continue to carry out the liquor drive.