An excise official was given a punishment posting and transferred to the division headquarters after an audio message during which he’s allegedly heard telling a liquor retailer worker to ship scotch whiskey bottles for a minister’s operate.
Within the audio file, which the liquor retailer proprietor has despatched to the Chief Minister’s grievance redressal system, the Dwelling Minister and senior officers, excise division inspector Sandeep Lohan is allegedly heard telling the worker of the liquor retailer, positioned in Gurgaon’s Sector 47 that six bottles of 15-year-old ‘Glenfiddich’ whiskey be despatched to a lodge because the minister was internet hosting a programme there.
The worker responds saying the actual make of the whiskey was unavailable after which the excise official allegedly rebukes him. Based on the liquor outlet proprietor Anuj, the incident befell on August 14.
Round 5:30 pm the subsequent day, the excise official arrived on the retailer and allegedly abused on the worker in entrance of consumers, together with ladies. The shop proprietor mentioned he additionally forcibly shut the shop.
Anuj complained that although he raised the difficulty with the excise commissioner, no motion was taken towards the official.
“After this, I despatched my grievance to Chief Minister Window (grievance redressal system), vigilance division, Dwelling Minister and different officers,” Anuj mentioned in his grievance.
District Excise and Taxation Commissioner Ravinder Singh confirmed Mr Lohan’s switch to the headquarters in Panchkula.
“After the matter got here to our discover, the inspector has been taken off responsibility from Gurugram. The case might be investigated by Assistant Excise and Taxation Officer Vijay Kumar and motion might be taken as per the inquiry report,” Mr Singh mentioned.
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