STATEMENT BY MARGATE SAPS:
A number of liquor premises in Murchison, Betania, Bhobhoyi, Marburg and Merlewood were shut down on Saturday 21 March by police from the SAPS Liquor office.
Warrant Officer Johan Maree and members confiscated a large amount of liquor which will be destroyed and the owners were fined accordingly.
They were operating without a license. Ongoing inspections by police are held to determine compliance by liquor outlets.