Death Toll In Punjab Hooch Tragedy Rises To 62, 9 Arrested So Far

by Ankush Choubey Aug 01, 2020 • 06:36 PM Views 198

62 people have died in three cities of Punjab due to drinking poisonous liquor, including 23 in Tarn Taran, 11 in Amritsar and 9 in Batala. While one person lost his eyesight. The police have also arrested nine people making illegal liquor, including a woman named Balwinder. During the investigation, five teams raided 40 places of the three cities. In this case, an SIT has also been formed, which will investigate all the cases. The SHO of the Tarsikka police station has also been suspended. Punjab CM has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the matter.