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Last month, at least seven people died after drinking spurious liquor in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh. (Representational image)

MP Assembly clears bill on death penalty, life term in spurious liquor cases

PTI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 08:10 PM IST
  • Under the bill, provisions of life imprisonment and the death penalty have been made in cases related to deaths due to spurious liquor besides imposing a fine of 20 lakh on culprits, a Public Relations Department official said.
The move comes against the backdrop of the death of at least seven people after drinking spurious liquor in Mandsaur and Indore recently. (Image used for representation)(HT PHOTO.)
The move comes against the backdrop of the death of at least seven people after drinking spurious liquor in Mandsaur and Indore recently. (Image used for representation)(HT PHOTO.)

Madhya Pradesh cabinet nod to death penalty for hooch trade

By HT Correspondent, Bhopal
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2021 01:09 AM IST
  • The decision to approve the Madhya Pradesh Excise (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which also has a provision of upto 20 lakh fine, was taken in a cabinet meeting held on Tuesday
Image used only for representative purpose
Image used only for representative purpose

2 die, 1 ill after liquor party in Indore; 'suspected poisoning', say police

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 10:45 PM IST
The three were part of a group of seven friends who consumed liquor and had dinner at a licensed bar till late night on Friday, the police said.
Villagers talk to an official after 12 people died due to allegedly consuming spurious liquor sold by a licensed vendor in Aligarh district.(PTI)
Villagers talk to an official after 12 people died due to allegedly consuming spurious liquor sold by a licensed vendor in Aligarh district.(PTI)

Hooch tragedy: At least 12 dead in Aligarh, four held

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2021 06:19 AM IST
  • Aligarh district magistrate Chandra Bhushan Singh said a police team has been constituted to nab those involved in supplying the liquor.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said that officials have been sent to Nawada to probe the exact cause of deaths of eight people after reports surfaced of them dying due to consumption of spurious alcohol during Holi. (Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said that officials have been sent to Nawada to probe the exact cause of deaths of eight people after reports surfaced of them dying due to consumption of spurious alcohol during Holi. (Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar sends officials to Nawada to probe alleged hooch tragedy

PTI | , Patna
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2021 02:23 PM IST
The Nitish Kumar-led govt came under pressure from the Opposition as eight people died due to consumption of spurious liquor in Bihar's Nawada during Holi.
Liquor consumed by the deceased had come from Uttar Pradesh, which borders Chhatarpur district.(HT Archive)
Liquor consumed by the deceased had come from Uttar Pradesh, which borders Chhatarpur district.(HT Archive)

'Excessive' liquor consumption caused death of 4: MP home minister Mishra

PTI | , Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 05:47 AM IST
Mishra said the deaths were was not caused by spurious alcohol and liquor mafia of the state was not involved in the incident.
Some residents of Amilia, Arwasi, Khansar, Mailhan villages fell sick after having liquor brought from the shop in Amilia. Four of them died on Friday night.(Representative photo)
Some residents of Amilia, Arwasi, Khansar, Mailhan villages fell sick after having liquor brought from the shop in Amilia. Four of them died on Friday night.(Representative photo)

Prayagraj spurious liquor death toll rises to six, seven held

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 06:15 PM IST
District magistrate Bhanu Chandra Goswami said a man running a liquor shop and supplier are among those arrested for the tragedy and a probe was on
The police conducted raids at a make-shift shop on the Gohana road in Sonepat and recovered bottles of illicit liquor. (HT Photo)
The police conducted raids at a make-shift shop on the Gohana road in Sonepat and recovered bottles of illicit liquor. (HT Photo)

Spurious liquor kills 20 in 3 days in Haryana’s Sonipat: Police

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By Sunil Rahar
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 08:52 PM IST
Sonipat Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Virender Singh said seven more deaths were reported on Wednesday in four Sonipat city colonies - Mayur Vihar, Shastri Colony, Pragati Colony and Indian Colony.
A man walks past the local liquor shop at Raniganj Village in Barabanki district.(ANI)
A man walks past the local liquor shop at Raniganj Village in Barabanki district.(ANI)

Barabanki hooch tragedy: Death toll may go up to 22

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2019 12:07 PM IST
The families of four people who died on May 27 claim they died after consuming spurious liquor from the same registered shop.
A villager showing a packet of hooch pouch at Magrahat in West Bengal.(HT File Photo/Representative image)
A villager showing a packet of hooch pouch at Magrahat in West Bengal.(HT File Photo/Representative image)

5 dead after consuming spurious liquor in UP’s Shamli, 5 policemen suspended

Muzaffarnagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2018 04:36 PM IST
Seven other people have fallen ill allegedly after consuming the spurious liquor. Police said the seven have been hospitalised and are in serious condition.
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