Another hooch tragedy in Uttar Pradesh, 8 dead after consuming spurious liquor in Barabanki
| Tuesday | 28th May, 2019
As many as eight people have reportedly died after consuming spurious liquor in the Ramnagar town of the Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh.
The locals belonging to Raniganj and adjoining villages were taken ill after consuming liquor on Monday night and rushed to Ramnagar Community Health Centre (CHC), police said.
Lekhpal Sadar Badel, a village-level leader told news agencgy ANI that eight people have died after consumption of spurious liquor in Ramnagar.
The chief minister has also asked the principal secretary, excise, to conduct an inquiry and take action against all those responsible for it.
A district administration official, 5 police personnel and 3 head constable have been suspended with immediate effect, Jai Pratap Singh, UP Excise Minister said.
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