The state excise department has started a Whatsapp number on which people can share information about illegal liquor.
According to a press release by the department in Pune, people can pass on information regarding illegal liquor on the number 8422001133 through the Whatsapp phone messenger service.
This number will be available for the entire state. Information shared on the number will be registered with the Commissioner of State Excise Department (Enforcement and vigilance), Mumbai.
The department has assured that information from the number will be considered seriously at the top level.
The identity of the informant will also be kept secret.