Spurious Liquor

On Sunday in a police crackdown,  9,269 litres of hooch was seized in Uttar Pradesh and 1,066 litres was recovered from Uttarakhand, according to sources.

Lucknow: In a landmark decision against hooch manufacturers, an ordinance has been passed in Uttar Pradesh which may lead to life imprisonment or death penalty to the spurious liquor manufacturers if its consumption leads to death or permanent disability. UP Governor Ram Naik on Wednesday gave green signal to the Uttar Pradesh Excise (Amendment) Ordinance, …

Lucknow: In a landmark decision against the hooch manufacturers, the Uttar Pradesh government has planned to introduce a new section in the Excise Act which will award death penalty to the illicit liquor makers if its consumption leads to death or permanent disability. The state cabinet took the decision at a meeting presided by Chief …

Patna: Prohibition has taken its toll in Bihar. In the first incident of its kind, nearly  four months after  total prohibition in the state, as many as 10 persons have died due to consumption  of spurious liquor. Officials, however, refused to confirm that any  hooch tragedy has taken  place in the state. Members of the …

Etah: Death toll in the Etah hooch tragedy has risen to 26 on Monday, while over fifty people are still being treated in various hospitals. 22 casualties were reported in Etah and four others died in adjoining district Farrukhabad. Police raids at various places: Police teams have raided several areas across the district Huge quantity …