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.
In his question, senior Congress leader Santosh Singh Saluja demanded a statement from the excise minister on the hooch tragedy.
Aligarh police have registered three cases and arrested six persons in this case. Several officials including the district excise officer have been suspended.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]