Treadwell St NaeNae Liquor Store (here) will face a 2 day suspension of its licence to sell alcohol following a breach of the Sale of Liquor Act.
Police say alcohol was sold to a minor. The General Managers certificate, issued to Chhagan Patel, will also be suspended for a longer period of 4 weeks for failing to conduct the premises in a proper manner.
Lower Hutt police ran a controlled operation where a minor was asked to enter the store and purchase liquor. Its alleged the sales person made no inquiry as to the customers age nor requested any form of ID.