A dedicated police squad is being set up to crack down on problem pubs and clubs in Scotland’s biggest city.
The officers will visit hundreds of licensed premises in Glasgow in the coming weeks and check they are following legislation.
It is understood that venues that sell to under-age drinkers and drunks and premises with links to organised crime will be targeted, The Herald reported.
The squad comprises around a dozen officers.
Superintendent Grant Manders of Strathclyde Police said: “Beginning in October it’s a case of the gloves being off and the hard-edged enforcement beginning.