KATHMANDU: Two persons have been arrested on charge of illegally brewing and selling home-made liquor in Kapan of Kathmandu on Wednesday.

The arrestees have been identified as Kanchhi Tamang and Tshiring Bhote of Ramechhap district, currently residing in Kapan of the Capital.

Police seized 580 litres of brewed liquor, 39 litres of raw liquor and 16 utensils to produce the hooch.

Meanwhile, police in a witness of locals destroyed the seized hooch.

Police said they are investigating into the case.