BJP MP and actor Sunny Deol on Monday sought an neutral probe into the hooch tragedy in Punjab that claimed greater than 100 lives.
In a letter to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Mr Deol dubbed the magisterial inquiry ordered by the state authorities into the incident as ”mere eyewash”.
“Every person within the nation are saddened and anxious with the hooch tragedy that has taken away greater than 100 earlier human lives in Punjab,” Mr Deol stated within the letter.
The Gurdaspur MP stated the incident mirrored the “whole intelligence failure” of legislation enforcement businesses in gathering data on the continuing spurious liquor commerce, allegedly in connivance with some officers and “underneath the shelter of some highly effective politicians of the ruling get together”.
The loss of life depend within the Punjab hooch tragedy rose to 110 with six extra individuals reported useless, officers stated.
Citing media stories, Mr Deol claimed the kingpin of the tragedy had been working from the Batala space for a very long time.
“It’s tough to digest that she was working with out the information and blessings of district administration or shelter of highly effective politicians,” Mr Deol stated.
“It additionally indicators that the legislation implementing businesses and district administration in connivance with politicians are working with hand in gloves with one another, most likely to plough financial positive aspects, whereas taking part in with the lives of harmless residents,” he stated.
Ordering a magisterial enquiry can be an “eyewash” and serve no objective until a full-fledged “free and truthful and neutral” investigation is made, officers and culprits are booked and stringent motion is taken towards them, Mr Deol stated.