21 individuals died after consuming spurious liquor in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district. Police has declared a reward of Rs 10,000 to nab the accused.
This was the second hooch tragedy in Madhya Pradesh within the final three months. (Consultant picture)
The loss of life toll in hooch tragedy in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena climbed to 21 on Wednesday night. No less than a dozen died and 20 others fell critically in poor health on Tuesday after ingesting what’s suspected to be spurious liquor in Morena district.
As per experiences, whereas 5 individuals are nonetheless in important situation, 17 individuals are underneath remedy in Morena-Gwalior hospitals. The accused are nonetheless absconding and the police have declared a reward of Rs 10,000 for nabbing every of the accused.
Whereas 17 individuals have been cremated, 4 are but to be cremated. The unwell and sick victims of the tragedy are being taken care of and well being camps have been organised for them.
In accordance to the police, the liquor was regionally made and sourced.
Investigations into the matter recommended that one of many victims had informed the police that one Mukesh Kirar, who’s a liquor provide agent, had given him a case of quarters of liquor that contained a white liquid. The fatalities have been reported from amongst those that consumed the liquor from this case.
The IG mentioned that investigations are on whether or not the liquor was manufactured regionally or whether or not it had been bought from a liquor store.
Earlier, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has known as an emergency assembly of high officers. The MP CM will meet the officers at his residence on Wednesday morning, sources mentioned.
(With inputs from Giriraj)
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