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Authorities seize 75 liters of illegally produced brandy in Santa Cruz

Praia,  Sep 2 (Inforpress) – The General Inspectorate of Economic Activities (IGAE) seized 75 liters of brandy on Saturday afternoon and suspended the illegally operating grogue production industry.

In a statement, the IGAE states that it caught in the act the production of green sugar cane brandy (impampo) in which sugar was added for fermentation.

In the course of the intervention, he said, the fermented matter was destroyed, and 75 liters of illegally produced brandy were seized, the head of the stills seized and the pipe connected to the coil suspended the activity of the illegally operating grogue production industry.

The offenders will be subject to administrative proceedings and a fine of 1 million escudos may be imposed and all the benefits that the State gives them will be withdrawn.

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