3 die consuming hooch

Hajipur/Samastipur
16 Nov 2017

Three person died after consuming spurious liquor while another was taken ill in Vaishali district of Bihar where the state government has implemented total prohibition since last year. In another incident in Samastipur district, six persons were arrested and a truck in which they were carrying more than 4,000 litre of liquor has been seized, police said today. The death due to consumption of spurious liquor occurred at Basauli village under Baradi sahai police station of the Vaishali district last night. Local people including the local village head (Mukhiya) claimed that deaths were caused by spurious liquor while Superintendent of Police (SP) Rakesh Kumar said that the exact reason behind the death could be known only the after investigation and post-mortem in the case.