During interrogation, Sahu spilled the bean and informed the police that Barik was in fact the owner of the illegal liquor factory.
The family members of victims claim that they consumed liquor on Friday evening and Saturday morning on the occasion of Holi and since then, their health conditions deteriorated.
A total of 18 persons died in Bihar after consuming spurious liquor -- 10 in Gopalganj and 8 in West Champaran's Bettiah district.
Aligarh police have registered three cases and arrested six persons in this case. Several officials including the district excise officer have been suspended.
Bhadrak: Continuing its drive against the illicit liquor business, Bhadrak Police on Thursday arrested two persons – a woman and her daughter-in-law on charges of selling spurious liquor at Ghusuripokhari village under Bhadrak Rural Police limits. The former is a homemaker, while the latter happens to be a Civil Engineer by profession. Based on a […]
Angul: As many as four persons have died while four others are still critical after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in Pathargarh village of Angul district. One Pramod Sahu who had consumed the liquor died today at a hospital while condition of four others is still critical. Anil Pradhan and Tukuna Pradhan were the first victims […]
Rayagada: One person died while over 20 others fell ill after allegedly consuming spurious country-made liquor at Kataguda village in Kalyansinghpur area of Rayagada district on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Dhanphul Huika, a native of Dhepaguda. Around 30 people including Dhanphul reportedly fell sick after they consumed liquor and developed symptoms like […]
Puri: Local residents of Kapileswarpur village under Sadar Police limits of the district today launched an agitation against liquor trade in the area alleging consumption of spurious liquor as reason behind death of one Sahdev Nayak in the village two days ago. Hundreds of villagers, mostly women hit the streets protesting liquor business and staged […]
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 […]
Sitapur: Three persons died and four others were taken ill after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh, the police said on Thursday. The incident was reported from Saijanpur village of the Mahmudabad area, where one person – Vijay Kumar – was found dead on Tuesday evening and two others – Vinod Kumar and Sumerilal – […]
Barabanki: Twelve persons have died after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki district. Four of the victims belong to one family. Official sources, however, put the death toll at six. The incident took place in Raniganj of Ramnagar area. Nearly two dozen persons have been admitted to the district hospital in a serious condition. All […]
Bhadrak: Eight persons died while 26 others have been taken ill due to suspected poisoning after consuming liquor yesterday night in Tihidi area of Bhadrak. The deceased have been identified as Sadhu Charan Nayak of Nimaisahi, Sarbeswar Das, Baidhar Nayak, Sankarshan Parida, Harihar Jena, Devendra Panda and Ram Chandra Padhiari of Doulatpur village. According to […]
Bhubaneswar: Taking stern note of the recent hooch tragedy in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand where spurious liquor claimed over 100 lives, the Commissionerate Police today issued an advisory to all DCPs and ACPs to curb illicit liquor trade in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. The advisory assumes significance as the general elections are […]
Cuttack: Police today raided an edible oil godown at Nuasahi near Khannagar here on charges of adulteration and seized more than 300 oil-filled containers. The cops also detained two persons, including the owner of the godown for interrogation. During the surprise raid, containers, bottles, plastic packets of different brands and machines used for packaging […]
Balasore: Excise officials raided a spurious foreign liquor manufacturing unit at Barada village under Simulia police limits of Balasore district today. During the search, officials recovered huge quantities of spurious liquor as well as empty bottles along with various ingredients used in the manufacturing unit. The team also arrested the factory owner Rabindra Padhee for […]
Bhubaneswar: Excise sleuths busted a brown sugar racket today and arrested a person from Thengahata near Samantarapur in Khurda district. As per reports, contraband weighing 22 gram along with a Bajaj Boxer motorcycle was seized from the accused identified as Prasanna Sahoo. Approximate value of seized property is stated to be Rs 4 lakh. In […]
Kendrapara: The statutory warning, expiry rule and other guidelines on sale of liquor do not deter the liquor mafia, who are doing brisk business by selling the spurious contraband items in parts of Kendrapara district. Even as the illegal trade has become rampant in the area, local administration and excise department have utterly failed to […]
Bhadrak: One person died while seven others were hospitalised allegedly due to consumption of spurious liquor at Padhisahi village under Tihidi police limits in Bhadrak district. The deceased has been identified as Kartik Nayak who was set to get married today. According to sources, Kartik along with 7 others consumed illegally-sold alcohol on April 26th. […]