Min­istry seizes RM16,000 worth of fake liquor

New Straits Times - - News -

SHAH ALAM: The Do­mes­tic Trade, Co­op­er­a­tives and Con­sumerism Min­istry (KPDNKK) seized RM16,557 worth of con­tra­band liquor and other items used in the man­u­fac­tur­ing of the prod­uct dur­ing its Op APD on Wed­nes­day.

Se­lan­gor KPDNKK en­force­ment chief Az­man Adam said fol­low­ing a tip-off, the en­force­ment team raided a house in Jalan Pu­teri 10/9, Ban­dar Pu­teri, Pu­chong, which had been con­verted into a mini liquor pro­cess­ing plant. Dis­carded orig­i­nal liquor bot­tles were used to repack­age the fake ones.

“There were no oc­cu­pants in the house dur­ing the raid.

“Our team seized bot­tles of fake liquor, empty bot­tles, pro­cess­ing tools, fake liquor brand stick­ers, boxes and la­bels of var­i­ous al­co­hol brands.

“The items seized were sent to the min­istry’s store in Bukit Raja, Klang, and a po­lice re­port was filed,” he said yes­ter­day.

Az­man said an­other team of en­force­ment of­fi­cers con­fis­cated 20 bot­tles of liquor worth RM3,900 be­lieved to be con­tra­band and sev­eral other items re­lated to the case.

The case, he said, was be­ing in­ves­ti­gated un­der Sec­tion 8 (2) (C) of the Trade De­scrip­tions Act 2011 for pro­hi­bi­tion of false trade de­scrip­tion in re­la­tion to trade­mark.

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