Somali security forces seize illicit alcohol in Mogadishu

Somali security forces on Thursday seized liquor and other drugs after they have launched inspections to hunt down drug traffickers in Somali capital Mogadishu.
Drums of ethanol have been confiscated in anti- drug trafficking operations following public tip off, according to Karaan District Commissioner, Abdifitah Yanyo.
Hr said several people are selling illicit alcohol and other types drug in one of the suburbs.
Yanyo did not clarify the number and the names of the people apprehended by the security forces.
Alcohol consumption is unlawful in Somalia; there are strict measures against alcohol consumers and sellers. Most of the alcohols used by locals are sold in black market.