Punjab CM dubs hooch deaths 'sheer murder', says won't spare anyone found complicit

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Under fire from the opposition over the spurious liquor tragedy that has claimed over 110 lives, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said no one will be spared if found complicit in the hooch deaths. Describing the deaths in the hooch tragedy as "sheer murder", the chief minister said he would now allow the "killers"...

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Published on August 2, 2020 -  02:13
Punjab Hooch Tragedy: AAP demands CBI probe
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on August 2 staged a protest in front of a civil hospital in Tarn Taran over hooch tragedy case. The protestors demanded resignation of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. AAP Punjab president Bhagwant Mann also reached civil hospital and met to the patients and family members of the deceased. He slammed the CM Singh and demanded CBI probe. Hooch tragedy claimed at least 86 lives. Most of the deceased are from Tarn Taran, which accounts for 63 deaths, followed by Amritsar Rural at 12 and Gurdaspur (Batala) at 11. The Punjab Police has arrested 17 more people in a "massive crackdown" spanning more than 100 raids. The total number of arrests in the case has gone up to 25, the police said.

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