21-Jul-2018
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Excise Department registers case against FB group promoting use of liquor

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM July 10: The Excise Department has registered a case against the administrators of a Facebook group for allegedly promoting the use of liquor.
 
A case has been taken against the secret group ‘Glassile Nurayum Platile Curryum’ (Fizz in glass and curry on the plate) shortly called GNPC.
 
According to G Muraleedharan Nair, Thiruvananthapuram divisional deputy excise commissioner, the admins would be arrested soon. A fresh case would be registered against another 36 moderators of the group, he added.  
 
“The Facebook group has many youngsters as members. It is blatantly promoting drinking. We will also trace the moderators of the group and have sought help from the Cyber Cell.
 
Efforts are on to trace the admins who we believe have gone missing,” Nair said. The officers said they will also take efforts to close down the group.