SMU halts alcohol sales at campus bar amid police probe

Smoobar, one of two F&B outlets on the SMU campus licensed to sell alcohol, was told on April 11 to stop the sale of liquor until further notice. SMU said it is assisting the police with investigations after students were seen drinking around campus,
Smoobar, one of two F&B outlets on the SMU campus licensed to sell alcohol, was told on April 11 to stop the sale of liquor until further notice. SMU said it is assisting the police with investigations after students were seen drinking around campus, a short distance away from the bar, on April 6.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

School says bar failed to ensure alcohol was served only within its premises at all times

A bar within the Singapore Management University (SMU) campus in Victoria Street has been banned from selling alcohol while police investigations are under way.

An SMU spokesman told The Straits Times that Smoobar had failed to ensure that alcohol was served only within its premises at all times - a condition of being allowed to sell alcohol there.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 18, 2018, with the headline 'SMU halts alcohol sales at campus bar amid police probe'. Print Edition | Subscribe