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Little India Riot: Updated timings for ban of alcohol in area

Published on Dec 11, 2013 6:34 PM
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The Liquor Licensing Board (LLB) has updated the timings for the ban of the sale of alcohol in the Little India area. -- ST PHOTO: MUGILAN RAJASEGERAN

The Liquor Licensing Board (LLB) has updated the timings for the ban of the sale of alcohol in the Little India area.

It had earlier sent a circular to some establishments in the area banning the sale of alcohol on Dec 13, 14 and 15. In an updated circular, it said that the ban would now be in place from 6am on Dec 14 to 5.59am on Dec 16.

The board also reminded licensees in the earlier letter that enforcement actions would be taken against any infringement of the suspension order, which may lead to revocation of the liquor licences.

This latest move comes after Second Minister for Home Affairs S. Iswaran said on Monday that the ban will apply this weekend, following a riot that broke out along Race Course Road on Sunday, as a "first step to stabilise the situation". The details of the ban, such as the geographical area it will cover and boundaries, were not made available by the police or the LLB.