Punjab Toxic Liquor Case: 86 Dead, 7 Excise Officials, 6 Cops Suspended

Strict motion shall be taken towards any public servant or others discovered complicit in case: Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh:

The variety of deaths within the Punjab spurious liquor tragedy rose to 86 on Saturday whilst Chief Minister Amarinder Singh suspended seven excise officers and 6 policemen, officers mentioned.

The federal government additionally introduced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for every of the households of these useless, they mentioned.

Tarn Taran alone accounted for 63 deaths, adopted by 12 in Amritsar and 11 in Gurdaspur”s Batala. Until Friday evening, the state had reported 39 deaths within the tragedy unfolding since Wednesday evening.

In accordance with an official assertion, the CM ordered the suspension of seven excise officers, together with six policemen.

Among the many suspended officers are two deputy superintendents of police and 4 station home officers.

Strict motion shall be taken towards any public servant or others discovered complicit within the case, mentioned the chief minister, describing the police and excise division failure to examine the manufacturing and sale of spurious liquor as shameful.

No one shall be allowed to get away with feeding poison to our individuals, he added

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