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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered an inquiry into the incident where consumption of spurious liquor claimed three lives. Four people died in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday allegedly after consuming spurious liquor.
The incident took place on Monday night in Shankar Vihar locality, under Khoda Police station, in Ghaziabad. At least three people died and two are under treatment after they allegedly consumed spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad.
The incident that took place in the Khora area of Ghaziabad came to light on Tuesday morning. As per reports, several people complained of acute pain after consuming spurious alcohol called ‘Party Special’ and ‘Crazy Romeo’.
They were rushed to the hospital where three people – Ashok, Avinash and Sandip- were declared dead, while the fourth person died during the treatment.
Taking cognisance of the incident, UP CM Yogi Adityanath expressed grief and has ordered strict action against the culprits.
The CM has asked the administration and police officials to visit the spot to ascertain the facts and also ordered officers to take stern action against those involved in the incident.
Meanwhile, SSP, Ghaziabad, HN Singh has suspended Khoda SHO Dhruv Dubey, Beat In-charge and Chwoki In-charge with immediate effect for their laxity. A case has been registered in this regard and investigation is being done.
As per the police officials, the samples will be taken from the liquor shop and will be sent to Agra laboratory for investigation.
Earlier, a similar case of deaths due to consumption of spurious liquor surfaced in Mughalsarai area of Chandauli district. It claimed two lives and more than half a dozen people were critically ill and were admitted to hospital.
The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government had passed a bill providing death penalty and life imprisonment for those dealing in illicit liquor. Earlier in January, nine people died after allegedly consuming poisonous alcohol at their relative’s place in Barabanki.
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