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Surprise check: DUSIB, DCW teams find liquor being sold from community toilet

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Commission for Woman today claimed to have found liquor being sold from a community in city's area during a surprise

DCW along with the of Urban Shelter Improvement Board, Shurbir Singh, have been making surprise checks to assess conditions of community toilets following a direction by Minister last week.

The move was initiated following complaints of shortage of water and power at community toilets in the city.

The DCW and DUSIB teams visited nine toilets and on February 12, during a visit to a at Sanjay Basti, Timarpur, some women complained that liquor is sold in the toilet, the DCW said in a statement.

"The DCW along with members discovered illegal liquor in the caretaker's room but the caretaker was missing," the statement said.

Also, a music system and DJ sets were found inside the room, it added.

"This substantiated that the allegations of the women who had complained that the caretaker of the sells illegal liquor," according to the statement.

Police were question two men in connection with the findings and were in the process to register an FIR, the DCW statement said.

The women's panel said that during yesterday's visit, four out of five toilets were found dirty and show cause notices have been issued.

"The surprise is having a tremendous impact and many toilets are being cleaned overnight in the city. This exercise should be repeated regularly to keep the system at its toes. Proper and safety in toilets is non-negotiable," Maliwal said.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 20:50 IST