Madhya Pradesh: 7 dead in MP's Mandsaur in spurious liquor tragedy

Earlier on Tuesday, the Madhya Pradesh government had formed a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) led by Rajesh Rajora, Additional chief secretary (Home) to investigate the death of people after consuming spurious liquor in Mandsaur.

ANIUpdated: Thursday, July 29, 2021, 12:16 PM IST
article-image
Representative Photo |

Mandsaur (Madhya Pradesh): At least seven deaths have been reported in a suspected spurious liquor incident in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur, said Rajesh Rajora, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) on Wednesday.

"Seven deaths have been reported in suspected spurious liquor incident. SIT was formed to investigate the case. We are going to visit the affected villages. The investigation is underway," said Rajora.

Rajora further said that the investigation is underway.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Madhya Pradesh government had formed a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) led by Rajesh Rajora, Additional chief secretary (Home) to investigate the death of people after consuming spurious liquor in Mandsaur.

District Excise Officer was also transferred after people died due to the consumption of spurious liquor.

Amid this, Congress has alleged that the government is trying to hide the total number of victims in the spurious alcohol consumption case.

"Ten people have died in Mandsaur while government figures are showing only six dead," the Madhya Pradesh Congress tweeted.

(If you have a story in and around Mumbai, you have our ears, be a citizen journalist and send us your story here. )

(To receive our E-paper on WhatsApp daily, please click here.  To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Indore: Revenue generation by tourism sector will double in coming years, says career counsellor and...

Indore: Revenue generation by tourism sector will double in coming years, says career counsellor and...

MESSY TRAFFIC: Will RTO’s ‘pehle aap’ bid bring ‘luck now’

MESSY TRAFFIC: Will RTO’s ‘pehle aap’ bid bring ‘luck now’

Indore: ‘Pay I-T honestly to avoid harassment’

Indore: ‘Pay I-T honestly to avoid harassment’

Indore: Chief engineer of a company duped of Rs 9 lakh

Indore: Chief engineer of a company duped of Rs 9 lakh

PLOT THICKENS: Minor bro of accused booked, He knew about sinister plan but kept mum

PLOT THICKENS: Minor bro of accused booked, He knew about sinister plan but kept mum