The department of excise will monitor possible situations which lead to transport liquor,spirit and narcotics during the Christmas and new year celebrations.
A special drive has already begun to check the violators.The drive will continue until January 5.
A 24 hour divisional control room is opened at Excise Divisional office, Kozhikode.Vehicle checking will intensify, especially during night.Joint raids will be conducted with the help of police, sales tax and revenue.
The department will check coastal areas where Mahe sea route is used for shipping of foreign-liquors.Nearby places of Mahe like Panthackal, Palloor, Kunhippally are also under scanner.
The department will do lightning raids at liquor selling shops.