Tag: Hooch Tragedy

Hooch Tragedy
Village panchayats implement strict laws to curb hooch tragedy in Gujarat

The village panchayats have now decided to voluntarily implement liquor prohibition strictly in their villages while the Gujarat Police are also conducting raids on liquor dens operating in the state.

  • Thursday, 28 July 2022
state assembly
Govt attributes death of 9 people to consumption of spurious liquor in Bhadrak

In his question, senior Congress leader Santosh Singh Saluja demanded a statement from the excise minister on the hooch tragedy.

  • Saturday, 16 July 2022
Aligarh Hooch Tragedy: 22 Dead So Far, 6 Arrested
Aligarh Hooch Tragedy: 22 Dead So Far, 6 Arrested

Aligarh police have registered three cases and arrested six persons in this case. Several officials including the district excise officer have been suspended.

  • Saturday, 29 May 2021
Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy: Death toll climbs to 47, police arrest 175 persons

Lucknow: The death toll in the hooch tragedy in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand went up to 47 on Saturday evening even as raids continued across the state. As many as 175 persons have been arrested so far in connection with the tragedy while 297 cases were registered against the hooch trading mafia, officials said. Thousands […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Death toll in UP-Uttarakhand hooch tragedies reach 97

Lucknow: The death toll in the twin hooch tragedies in Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring Uttarakhand has increased to 97, with over 200 people arrested in a police crackdown, officials said on Sunday. A total of 64 deaths were reported in Uttar Pradesh — 54 in Saharanpur district and 11 in Kushinagar. Saharanpur District Magistrate Alok […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Assam hooch tragedy toll touches 133, over 200 hospitalised

The death toll in the Assam hooch tragedy increased to 133 on Sunday, with over 200 people hospitalised in Golaghat and Jorhat districts, authorities said.

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
UP hooch tragedy accused held after encounter

Barabanki: Pappu Jaiswal, the main accused in the Barabanki hooch tragedy that has claimed 16 lives, was arrested early on Wednesday after an encounter with the Uttar Pradesh Police. The gun battle took place near Amrai Kund here and Jaiswal received bullet injuries in his leg. He has been admitted to the district hospital. The […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Youth Dies After Consuming Spurious Liquor In Odisha

Bhadrak: The menace of spurious liquor continues to affect lives in Odisha with another such incident of hooch tragedy coming to the fore on Monday. A youth of Sanakrushnapur village under Kasia Marine Police limit of Bhadrak district died on Sunday after allegedly consuming spurious liquor. As per reports, the health condition of the youth […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Punjab Govt Sets Up Two SITs To Probe Hooch Tragedy

Chandigarh: Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta on Wednesday ordered the constitution of two Special Investigation Teams (SITs) to fast-track investigations into all five FIRs registered with regard to the hooch tragedy that claimed over 100 lives in the state last week. While DIG (Ferozepur Range) Hardial Singh Mann will head the SIT for investigating FIRs registered […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Angul Excise
Angul Hooch Tragedy: Two More Including Woman Arrested

Angul: Two more persons including a woman were arrested on Thursday in connection with the spurious liquor tragedy at Pathargarh village under Purunakote police limits of Angul district which claimed the lives of four people. With this, the number of arrests increased to four now. One of the two arrested persons has been identified as […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021