At minimum 21 persons have died in many districts of Punjab allegedly following consuming poisonous liquor, prompting Main Minister Amarinder Singh to purchase a superior-level probe. The senior Congress leader afterwards tweeted that the responsible will not be spared.
“I have purchased a magisterial enquiry into suspected spurious liquor fatalities in Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Tarn Taran. Commissioner, Jalandhar Division will carry out the enquiry and coordinate with anxious SSPs and other officers. Anybody found responsible will not be spared,” Mr Singh tweeted.
I have requested a magisterial enquiry into suspected spurious liquor fatalities in Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Tarn Taran. Commissioner, Jalandhar Division will conduct the enquiry and coordinate with worried SSPs and other officers. Anyone found responsible will not be spared.
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) July 31, 2020
A federal government statement accessed by information company PTI explained the fatalities reportedly took position in Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts immediately after Wednesday night time.
The to start with 5 deaths ended up described from Mucchal and Tangra villages in Amritsar’s Tarsikka on July 29, police claimed.
On Friday, five people died in Batala 4 fatalities were noted from Tarn Taran.
Police have arrested Balwinder Kaur, a resident of Muchhal village, beneath “culpable homicide not amounting to murder” cost. In accordance to studies, senior officers have arrived at the spot and are using statements.
Mr Singh has the directed law enforcement to start a research procedure to crack down on any unlawful liquor producing device functioning in Punjab.
The Chief Minister has specified the Divisional Commissioner the liberty to co-choose any civil/police officer or any pro to facilitate the expeditious perform of the probe, information agency PTI noted.
With inputs from PTI