The Cabinet has approved a US$400 penalty for liquor outlets violating license conditions, up from US$30.

Joint operations between the Liquor Licensing Board and police resulted in 124 arrests out of 724 premises inspected.

According to a published news article, the crackdown on drug and substance abuse continues, with 2,373 arrests and 48 drug bases destroyed across six provinces.

Crystal meth has been designated a dangerous drug, and sensitization programs have reached 569,969 learners and 25,792 youths.